§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, of the funds made available to the Royal Society of Arts during Industry Year 1986 to publicise the importance of Enterprise Education, (a) how much and (b) what proportion of the total amount was spent on (i) publicity materials in schools in the United Kingdom (ii) publicity materials in schools in Wales and (iii) publicity materials in the Welsh language.
§ Mr. Butcher
[pursuant to his reply, 31 March 1987]: The Government made funds available to the Royal Society for the encouragement of arts, manufacturers and commerce, during Industry Year 1986, to increase awareness of the role of industry and its service to the community. These were spent on all aspects of the campaign. £300,000 (29 per cent.), exclusive of staff costs, design and other overheads was spent on materials for schools in the United Kingdom. These were distributed to all schools including those in Wales. Figures for supply to schools in Wales cannot be separately identified. £11,696 (1.1 per cent.) was spent on translating and printing schools materials in the Welsh language.