HC Deb 22 July 2002 vol 389 c789W
Mr. Beith

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the cost was of publishing her Department's annual report for each of the past five years. [70485]

Ms Hewitt

The costs incurred by the Department for design and artwork of the last five Expenditure Plans Reports are as follows:

2002 32,161
2001 35,006
2000 32,727
1999 38,125
1998 34,962

These figures also include the costs incurred in placing electronic versions of the reports on the Departmental website.

Printing costs are met by The Stationery Office, who recoup these costs through sales.