Departments: Advertising

Home Department written question – answered on 27th June 2007.

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Photo of Grant Shapps Grant Shapps Co-Chair, Conservative Party

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much was spent on advertising by (a) the Department and (b) its agencies in each of the last five years.

Photo of Liam Byrne Liam Byrne Minister of State (Home Office) (Immigration and Asylum)

The expenditure on advertising for the Home Office, including the Border and Immigration Agency, and the Identity and Passport Service and the Criminal Records Bureau, for the requested period, is in the following table.

£000
2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07
Home Office 9,854 12,062 11,314 9,348 13,658
IPS 489 649 467 826 993
CRB 0 0 0 0 0

For both the Home Office and IPS, advertising for recruitment is accounted for as part of recruitment and selection costs and is not included in the figures above.

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