Skip to main content

Public Relations

Volume 170: debated on Friday 30 March 1990

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the total expenditure by the Metropolitan police on press and public relations in 1979–80 and in each following year; and what is his latest estimate for the current year and budget for 1990–91.

[holding answer 12 March 1990]: I understand from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis that expenditure on staff and accommodation costs of the directorate of public affairs, and on recruitment and other advertising and other promotional literature, in each financial year from 1985–86, is as follows:

1 Estimated outturn.
2 Budget estimate.
Figures for 1979–80 to 1984–85 are not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.