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Scottish Health Education Unit

Volume 977: debated on Monday 28 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what arrangements his Department has for evaluating the effectiveness of advertising by the Scottish Health Education Unit.

The Scottish Health Education Unit devotes about 10 per cent. of its advertising budget to independent evaluation by outside agencies. It is accountable for this and other aspects of its activities to the management committee of the Common Services Agency, which is under the general oversight of my Department.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the average number of staff employed in the Scottish Health Education Unit in 1977, 1978 and 1979.

The whole-time equivalent figure for staff in post on 30 September in 1977, 1978 and 1979 was 13, 14 and 16, respectively.