§ Mr. McAllion
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the firms of consultants used by his Department as part of the market testing programme since November 1991 together with the total cost; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Howard
My Department has used the following consultancy services to assist it in the development of the market testing process since November 1991:
- Dr. Alan Kemp
- Simon Thorpe Consultancy
- Hoskyns Group plc
- Prime Strategy Consultants
- Capita Management Consultancy
- Civil Service College
- Coopers and Lybrand
- Peter Burholt Consultancy Ltd.
- Lane Whittlesey Business Consultants.
The total cost of consultancies let to date is £302,004.