§ Mr. Lansley
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how much money was spent on advertising by the Cabinet Office in(a) 1995–96, (b) 1996–97, (c) 1997–98, (d) 1998–99 and (e) 1999–2000. 
§ Mr. Stringer
The Cabinet Office, including its Agencies, spending on advertising over those years is as follows:(a) £114,145 (b) £222,714 (c) £143,870 (d) £138,400 (e) £262,237.
Expenditure for 1999–2000 does not include advertising by Cabinet Office/Action 2000 on co-ordinating the Millennium Bug Information programmes.