I have asked the chief executive of the Central Office of Information to write to the hon. Member. The letter will be placed in the Libraries of the House.
(2) what guidance has been issued to the Central Office of Information on Government advertising and marketing in (a) the period immediately before a general election and (b) during a general election campaign.
On the announcement of a general election, the Cabinet Office issues guidance on the handling of departmental business during the pre-election period, including on advertising and marketing. Until the announcement of the general election, advertising and marketing will be conducted in line with the “Propriety Guidance” for government communications, a copy of which is in the Library of both Houses. It can also be accessed via: