§ Mr. Merchant
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how much was spent in each of the years from 1980 to 1985 on encouraging members of the public to carry organ donor cards.
§ Mr. Whitney
Departmental expenditure on encouraging members of the public to carry organ donor cards was as follows:
£ 1980 39,752 1981–82 65,081 1982–83 21,995 1983–84 802,705 1984–85 351,951
The Department is also indebted to health authorities and voluntary organisations which carry out complementary campaigns to supplement departmental publicity; details of such expenditure are not known centrally.