Central Office of Information reveals £19.5m spent on PR in 2009/10

The Government spent £19.5m on PR through the COI during 2009/10, down from £23.1m in the previous year.

£19.5m PR spend revealed: COI
£19.5m PR spend revealed: COI
The figures, revealed today in the COI’s annual report, also show that news accounted for £22.8m, up from the previous year’s spend of £17.8m.

These are included in an overall Government spend of £531m on marketing and communications through the COI, down £9m on the previous year.

Digital marketing expenditure rose 10 per cent to £44m.

The figures reflect the combined spend of numerous government departments and public sector bodies that used the COI’s services during 2009/10.

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