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Departmental Public Relations

Volume 481: debated on Monday 27 October 2008

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what the cost was of (a) entertainment, (b) advertising and promotion and (c) public relations consultancy to his Department in 2007-08. (228151)

In 2007-08 the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform’s total expenditure (including UK Trade and Investment and the Department’s agencies) on (a) entertainment and hospitality; (b) advertising and promotion and (c) public relations consultancy and marketing was as follows:

£000

Entertainment and hospitality

1,196.6

Advertising and promotion

2,778.4

Public relations consultancy and marketing

156.4

The information is taken directly from the Department’s financial system and the categories may cover a wider range of expenditure than requested in the question.