Written Answers. - Departmental Expenditure.

Marian Harkin

Question:

178 Ms Harkin asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the expenditure by her 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. [4009/03]

Marian Harkin

Question:

179 Ms Harkin asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment 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. [4024/03]

I propose to take Questions Nos. 178 and 179 together.

My Department incurred the expenditure listed as follows on media advertising, including photographic services from my Department's advertising budget broken down as follows:

Description

Jan-Dec 2001€

Jan-Dec 2002€

Jan 2003 to date€

Media advertising

242,652

176,468

22,482

Photography

13,391

9,224

3,327

In addition to the foregoing, the offices of my Department – Companies Registration Office, Office of the Director of Consumer Affairs, Labour Court, Competition Authority and Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement – including the Motor Insurance Advisory Board and BASIS web site incurred the combined expenditure listed as follows on media advertising and photographic services:

Description

Jan-Dec 2001€

Jan-Dec 2002€

Jan 2003 to date€

Media advertising

853,110

1,373,036

7,865

Photography

1,690

5,041

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