§ Mr. Milburn
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will list those services that have been market-tested by her Department and won by the private sector, 475W indicating the organisation that won the tender and its value.
§ Mr. Sackville
Since the beginning of the Department's market-testing programme, the following contracts have been awarded to the private sector:
Contracts NHS Estates Agency Clerical Support Manpower National Diet and Nutrition Survey of Elderly People Social and Community Planning and University College London, and Dunn Nutrition Unit Health Survey for England Social and Community Planning Research and University College London Office and Building Services in Quarry House Facilities Management—TFM Granada Word Processing and office support—Manpower Security—Centuryan Office and Building Services— London Security—Reliance Catering—Compass Facilities Management—Procord and FBA Operation and Redevelopment of the Hospital Episodes Statistics System Data Sciences Welfare Foods Scheme NCH Promotional Services Reprographic Services Libra Business Services Group Storage of Printed Publications Her Majesty's Stationary Office Internal Audit Price Waterhouse Editing and Typesetting in the Medical Devices Agency Multiplex NHS Pensions Agency IT services Capita managed services Catering Gardner Merchant
Aggregate information on tender values for the Department's 1992–93 programme has already been published in the "Citizens Charter Second Report", available in the Library. Aggregate figures for the 1993–94 programme will be published shortly. Information about individual tender values is considered by the Department as commercially confidential, and cannot therefore be disclosed.