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Departments: Publicity

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 10 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what his Department’s projected spending is on advertising and promotional campaigns for (a) 2007-08 and (b) 2008-09, broken down by cost relating to (i) television, (ii) radio and (iii) print media. (155891)

The Department's central spend on campaigns and marketing through the Communications Directorate and the Citizen and Public Engagement Programme is £7,160,000. Within this, the projected spend on advertising and promotional activity is as follows:

£

2007-08

2008-09

Television

1,670,300

Radio

45,000

Print media

760,500

The projected spend for 2008-09 has not yet been created.

The Department does not maintain central records of other communications expenditure outside of the Communications Directorate.