DEFRA (excluding executive agencies and non-departmental public bodies) spent a total of £108,000 with The Guardian media group, including online, advertorials and advertising features, in financial year 2005-06. The majority of this expenditure was on advertising vacancies.
DEFRA also purchases some media space via media buying agencies. Some of the expenditure by these agencies may have been with The Guardian media group. A figure for this expenditure is not available.