Written Answers. - Departmental Expenditure.

Marian Harkin

Question:

271 Ms Harkin asked the Minister for Health and Children the number and cost of personnel involved in his Department in media, media marketing and public relations activities, including external public relations and media monitoring services in the periods 1 January 2001 to 31 December 2001, 1 January 2002 to 31 December 2002, and 1 January 2003 to date. [4002/03]

Marian Harkin

Question:

273 Ms Harkin asked the Minister for Health and Children the amount of money spent on media advertising in the periods 1 January 2001 to 31 December 2001, 1 January 2002 to 31 December 2002, and 1 January 2003 to date. [4032/03]

I propose to take Questions Nos. 271 and 273 together.

The information requested by the Deputy is not readily available at present. I am currently having the information collated and will forward it to the Deputy as soon as possible.

Marian Harkin

Question:

272 Ms Harkin asked the Minister for Health and Children 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. [4017/03]

The expenditure by the Department of Health and Children on photographic services in periods 1 January 2001 to 31 December 2001, 1 January 2002 to 31 December 2002 and 1 January 2003 to date are as follows: 2001, €13,917.58; 2002, €14,643.51; 2003, €534.71.

Question No. 273 answered with Question No. 271.