To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to his answer of 10 July, Official Report, column 237, on advertising costs, if he will publish such information as is available. 
No data are available which separately identify advertising expenditure. The available data include information about a range of expenditure such as recruitment advertising, health promotion initiatives and measures to improve local accountability such as the production of annual reports and information about services.The information available is as follows:
|Expenditure which includes advertising by health authorities and NHS trusts in England by region|
|Region||1993–94 £||1992–93 £||1991–92 £||1990–91 £|
|Special health authorities||633,838||633,378||735,386||784,834|
1. The annual financial returns of NHS trusts, 1991–92 to 1993–94.
2. The annual financial returns of district and regional health authorities and the special health authorities of the London postgraduate teaching hospitals, 1991–92 to 1993–94.
The annual accounts of district and regional health authorities and the special health authorities of the London postgraduate teaching hospitals 1990–91.
Expenditure which includes advertising by health authorities and NHS trusts in England by region
|Northern and Yorkshire||3,597,713|
|Anglia and Oxford||4,263,608|
|South and West||4,070,058|
|Special health authorities||135,606|
1. The annual financial returns of NHS trusts.
2. The annual financial returns of district and regional health authorities and the special health authorities of the London postgraduate teaching hospitals.