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Report of the MMR Expert Group

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Report of the MMR Expert Group

Annex 3 - Costs

All members of the group gave their time voluntarily. However, there were costs involved in both preparing and producing this report, as shown below. Actual costs are as at 31 March 2002, with subsequent expenditure (such as printing) included as estimates.

Type

Explanation

Amount (000s)

Accommodation/travel expenses

Costs of accommodation and travel

10.9

Presenters' travel expenses

As above for those individuals/organisations who presented evidence to the Group

1.1

Advertising costs

Advertisements were placed in the Health Service Journal, Aberdeen Press & Journal, Scotsman, Herald and Daily Record, inviting written contributions from individuals and organisations appropriately cross referenced to the Group's remit

6.5

Parents' and Health Professional Groups

As part of the process of consultation, the Expert Group established a Parents' Reference Group to inform deliberations of the Expert Group by identifying priority issues relevant to its remit and providing constructive comment on the draft report. Scottish Health Feedback, an independent research organisation, was contracted to manage this task

15.8

Printing costs

Estimate

14.1

TOTAL

48.4