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Departmental Public Relations

Volume 483: debated on Tuesday 18 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how much his Department spent on (a) entertainment, (b) advertising and promotion and (c) public relations consultancy in 2007-08. (228099)

The Department does not hold public relations or consultancy spend data at the level of detail sought. To determine the public relations consultancy spend would be at disproportionate cost. Entertainment and advertising and promotion spend for 2007-08 was as follows:


Percentage of total spend




Advertising and Promotion



The total spend for 2007-08 was £20,505,604,000 as reported in the 2007-08 Resource Accounts.