For the period of 2011/12 – 2015/16 HS2 Ltd has incurred the following costs associated with press liaison, publicity and marketing of HS2:
(a) staff - £0.9m. This is the total payroll cost for HS2 Ltd staff (i.e. permanent staff). This excludes contingent labour and secondees;
(b) recruitment - HS2 Ltd incurs, manages and controls its recruitment costs centrally and, as such, it is not possible to identify the costs incurred in specific business functions; and
(c) other costs of press liaison, publicity and marketing of High Speed 2 - £1.1m
Expenditure prior to 2011/12 was not broken down by expenditure type in this way.