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Government Departments: Advertising

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 10th April 2019.

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Photo of Greg Knight Greg Knight Conservative, East Yorkshire

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 2 April 2019 to Question 238278, what the figures are for Government spending in the last six months on (a) newspaper and magazine and (b) radio adverts on the potential effects of the UK leaving the EU.

Photo of David Lidington David Lidington Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Minister of State (Cabinet Office)

To date the Cabinet Office have used a range of paid-for and no-cost channels to direct citizens and businesses to a dedicated area on GOV.UK at

The Cabinet Office has undertaken to publish information relating to ongoing expenditure on the public information campaign as part of the department’s regular data transparency releases.

In conjunction, Cabinet Office will disclose full costs regarding future advertising as part of these data sets in due course.

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