§ Norman Lamb
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much the production of his Department's latest annual report cost; how many copies were printed; how many copies of it were sold at its cover price; to whom copies of the report have been provided free of charge; and how many copies were provided free of charge. 
§ Ms Rosie Winterton
The total cost to the Department of producing the 2004 Departmental report was £27,532. This included £20,577 for design, typesetting and artwork and a further £6,955 for the cost of the copies ordered by the Department.452W
This year 1,500 copies of the report were printed.
Those who receive free copies of the departmental report are chief executives of strategic health authorities, departmental senior civil service, directors of social care, parliamentary Libraries, Her Majesty's Treasury and Department of Health Ministers' private offices. This came to a total of over 640 copies that were provided free of charge.
Information is not yet available on how many reports have been sold at the cover price.
The report is also available on the Department's website at http://www.dh.gov.uk/PublicationsAndStatistics/Publications/AnnualReports.