Details of all departmental expenditure on advertising cannot be provided for all the years sought or in the format requested because the information is not held centrally and can be provided only at disproportionate cost.
The combined departmental costs on armed forces recruitment advertising and veterans awareness advertising since financial year 2003-04 were as follows:
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Civilian staff are recruited locally; the information is not held centrally and can be provided only at disproportionate cost.
It should be noted that the above figures take no account of departmental marketing costs.