Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Questions (272)

Jack Chambers


272. Deputy Jack Chambers asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the role his Department is playing in the winter ready campaign; the expenditure his Department will incur in this campaign; and the details of expenditure on external consultancy and advertising or communication. [46633/19]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

Officials in the Department of Justice and Equality participate in the Be Winter Ready working group, which is chaired by officials in the Office of Emergency Planning under the aegis of the Department of Defence.

To help publicise the 2019 launch of the Be Winter Ready campaign, the Department of Justice and Equality promoted the campaign launch via the Department’s website and social media platforms. No additional expenditure was incurred by the Department in relation to this. The Department did not engage any external consultants or procure any external advertising or communications support in relation to the campaign.