Written Answers. - Departmental Expenditure.

Marian Harkin

Question:

219 Ms Harkin asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the expenditure by his Department on photographic services in the periods 1 January 2001 to 31 December 2001, 1 January 2002 to 31 December 2002, and 1 January 2003 to date. [4013/03]

Expenditure on photography for the periods requested by the Deputy is set out as follows.

Year

Amount (€)

1 January 2001 – 31 December 2001

29,493.60

1 January 2002 – 31 December 2002

63,921.42

1 January 2003 – Date

5,058.59

Marian Harkin

Question:

220 Ms Harkin asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the amount of money spent on media advertising in the periods 1 January 2001 to December 2001, 1 January 2002 to 31 December 2002, and 1 January 2003 to date. [4028/03]

Expenditure on media advertising during the periods referred to by the Deputy are set out below. Included in the figures provided for 2001 is €37,146.45 paid for the placement of advertisements in national newspapers advising the public of the availability of the White Paper on the Treaty of Nice.

Expenditure in 2002 includes:

(i) €18,336.92 relating to advertisements advising the public of the availability of the revised White Paper on the Treaty of Nice and Seville Declarations 2002, following publication in July 2002;

(ii) €18,373.77 relating to advertisements advising the public of the availability of the summary Information Guide on the Treaty of Nice and Seville Declarations 2002, during October 2002; and

(iii) €132,940.78 relating to the design and production of a TV and Print advertising campaign for World AIDS Day 2002, as well as the purchase of space on TV networks and national newspapers to advertise this occasion.

Year

Amount (€)

1 January 2001 – 31 December 2001

67,562.23

1 January 2002 – 31 December 2002

251605.51

1 January 2003 – Date

22,398.22