The information is as follows:
(i) The budget for this Department's Central Publications Team was £100,000 in 2007-08 and staffing costs were £75,838.
(ii) The budget for the Central Consultation Unit covers the staffing costs for the unit and the cost of maintaining the Department's on-line e-consultation system. In 2007-08 the staffing costs were £189,624 and the cost of the e-consultation system was £13,155.
The Department issued a fortnightly email to all schools in England in 2007 highlighting key information, including guidance and legislation. The Department only circulates documents to schools in exceptional cases, having stopped regular paper mailings in December 2004.