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Departmental Advertising

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 26 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland which of his Department’s initiatives have been advertised to the public in each of the last 10 years; and what the cost of each such campaign was. (192221)

The Scotland Office was established on 1 July 1999; the Office spent the following on advertising:

£

1999-2000

26,861

2000-01

270,494

2001-02

186,564

2002-03

10,390

2003-04

0

2004-05

0

2005-06

0

2006-07

17,510

Most of the expenditure in 2000-01 and 2001-02 relates to electoral registration matters. Since 2001, this has been the responsibility of the Electoral Commission.