§ Mr. Dobson
asked the Paymaster General what will be the total spending of his Department on press and public relations in the current year; and what it was in 1979–80 and each intervening year.
§ Mr. Kenneth Clarke
[pursuant to his reply, 19 November 1986, column 216]: The total spending of my Department on press and public relations in 1985–86 was £1,425,592. The figures for previous years are not available.