HC Deb 06 February 1991 vol 185 cc155-6W
Mrs. Heal

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how much was spent by his Department on producing information in(a) braille, (b) tape and (c) large print for each of the last five years for which figures are available;

(2) if he will list those publications produced by his Department over the last five years which were also produced in (a) braille, (b) tape and (c) large print, and the cost of each publication.

Mr. Dorrell

Precise information in the form and for the period requested is not available. The table lists a number of recent documents which have been produced in braille, tape or large print, together with the approximate cost, where known.

Document Type Approx. £ cost
"A Wider Vision Braille unknown
"Keep Warm Keep Well" Audio tape 4,660

Document Type Approx. £ cost
"Sign Posts" Braille 1,072
"Sign Posts" Audio tape 110
"Sign Posts" Large print unknown
"Coordinating Services for Visually Braille 309
Handicapped People"
"Coordinating Services for Visually Audio tape 28
Handicapped People"
"Keep Warm Keep Well" Audio tape 6,452
"Keep Warm Keep Well" Audio tape 7,587
"NHS Reforms and You" Audio tape 25,300
"NHS Reforms and You" Braille/Moon 4,800