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Departmental Expenditure

Volume 454: debated on Monday 11 December 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much was spent by his Department on television advertisements in the last year for which figures are available. (104437)

For the financial year 2005-06 the Department for Work and Pensions spent £1,987,000 on television advertising for the Targeting Benefit Fraud campaign. The Department did not run any other television advertisements.


1. The figure refers to media spend only, excluding production, direct mail, public relations and other costs.

2. The figure has been rounded to the nearest thousand.

3. The figure is net of VAT.