£90,000 paid to send out free form

Press Association
Close-up of unrecognizable pregnant woman with hands over tummy at pink background
Close-up of unrecognizable pregnant woman with hands over tummy at pink background

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Paying a promotions company £90,000 a year to send out a form which is freely available online is a "waste of public money", a parenting website has said.

Mumsnet has called on ministers to review HM Revenue and Customs' contract with Bounty, which hands out baby bags to new mothers on maternity wards containing free samples of products, promotional material and a copy of the child benefit form.