To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much his Department spent on advertising in each newspaper in the latest year for which figures are available.
The total spent on print advertising by the Department for Work & Pensions in 2012-13 was £2,540,520.
We are unable to provide information by individual title.
Like all Government Departments and public bodies, we have a duty to help the public understand and manage new legal changes and rights. We are delivering major reforms with levels of spend underlining our commitment to provide essential public information at the appropriate time. We are careful to ensure we deliver value for money with these communications delivering significant benefits for individuals and wider society in understanding vital changes.