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Wales Office: Advertising

Question for Wales Office

UIN 175964, tabled on 25 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how much his Department has spent on advertising in each month since January 2020; which campaigns were funded by that expenditure; and which media (a) outlets and (b) platforms were used for those campaigns.

Answered on

13 April 2021

Departmental advertising spend since January 2020 is shown below:

  • Date: November 2020, Campaign: EU Transition, Platform/Outlet: Business News Wales print publication, Cost: £6,000;
  • Date: November 2020, Campaign: EU Transition, Platform/Outlet: Reach PLC x 3, Cost: £73,840.33 (£30,000 + £30,000 + £13,840.33);
  • Date: December 2020, Campaign: EU Transition, Platform/Outlet: Twitter, Cost: £241.94;
  • Date: December 2020, Campaign: Covid-19 Business Support, Platform/Outlet: Twitter, Cost: £201.26;
  • Date: December 2020, Campaign: EU Transition, Platform/Outlet: Reach PLC, Cost: £5,937.25;
  • Date: December 2020, Campaign: Covid-19 business support, Platform/Outlet: Facebook, Cost: £500;
  • Date: January 2021, Campaign: EU Transition, Platform/Outlet: Reach PLC, Cost: £9,602.70.

The above figures relate to direct Wales Office spend only and do not include spending in Wales on advertising by other UK Government departments.

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