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Regional Development Agencies: Mass Media

Volume 495: debated on Friday 3 July 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills which organisations have provided media monitoring services to (a) each of the regional development agencies and (b) the national secretariat to the agencies in each of the last three years; and what the cost was of her Department’s contract with each such organisation. (278598)

The table shows organisations that have provided media monitoring services to RDAs and the RDA National Secretariat in the last three years.

RDA

Media monitoring services

Cost (£)

2008-09

AWM

Haven Research

27,952

EEDA

TNS; EDS Media (now Precise)

9,000

EMDA

EDS Media (now Precise)

29,004

LDA1

Speedex, Newsping

18,000

NWDA

Cision

21,824

ONE

EDS Media (now Precise)

35,291

SEEDA

Cision, Meltwater, Durrants, Newsping, Precise

19,884

SWRDA

TNS; Durrants

33,036

YF

TNS; EDS Media (now Precise)

24,876

RDA Secretariat

Meltwater

4,738

2007-08

AWM

Haven Research

20,467

EEDA

Cision; Magenta; Metrica

20,000

EMDA

EDS Media (now Precise)

19,999

LDA1

Speedex, Newsping

9,210

NWDA

Cision

14,441

ONE

TNS; Meltwater

32,154

SEEDA

Cision, Meltwater, Durrants, Newsping, Precise

26,811

SWRDA

TNS; Durrants; Newsping

36, 544

YF

TNS; EDS Media (now Precise)

21,385

RDA Secretariat

Meltwater

4,353

2006-07

AWM

Haven Research

15,807

EEDA

Cision; Magenta

19,000

EMDA

Romeike

41,472

LDA1

Speedex, Newsping

5,437

NWDA

Cision

21,864

ONE

TNS; Meltwater

18,864

SEEDA

Cision, Meltwater, Durrants, Newsping, Precise

24,819

SWRDA

TNS; Durrants; Newsping

27,152

YF

TNS; EDS Media (now Precise)

30,014

RDA Secretariat

Meltwater

3,520

1 During the period 2006-07 to 2008-09 the LDA also made an annual contribution towards the GLA Group In-House cuttings service of approximately £75,000 per annum.