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Vote provision for the COI

These figures show the amounts allocated by the Treasury to the Central Office of Information and, below, the amounts allocated for the production of film and television material to promote the image of Britain around the world.

year ending 31 March
  net booked expenditure
 
1958 2,093,200
1959 2,494,000
1960 2,885,000
1961 3,869,000
1962 4,749,000 *
*revised to 5,174,000
Source: Treasury Monthly Divisional Reports

 

Vote provision for film
year ending 31 March
  newsreel/TV other film
 
1961 224,300 489,050
1962 363,550 485,600
1963 369,000 499,000
1964 603,000 603,000
1965 807,000 723,000
Source: Knight and Porter: A Long Look at Short Films


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Page updated 14 August 2008