§ Mr. Aitken
Those firms identifying themselves as having accountancy as their principal business awarded centrally placed consultancy contracts valued at over £10,000 by the Ministry of Defence in 1992 and 1993 were as follows:
- Touche Ross
Date Contract title Company March 1992 Housing Task Force Coopers and Lybrand March 1992 Policy Changes—RAF Officers Aircrew PE International April 1992 Outplacement (MODOPS) for Senior Grades KPMG April 1992 Cost Allocation Model for Director General Ships Refitting (DGSR) Coopers and Lybrand June 1992 Activity Based Costing in HQ BAOR Ernst and Young July 1992 AWE Tender Evaluation Touche Ross July 1992 Army Static Workshops Review Touche Ross August 1992 Consultancy Support to Director General Supply Management (DGSM) (RAF) Touche Ross August 1992 Consultancy to Royal Dockyards (DGSR) Coopers and Lybrand August 1992 Consultancy Support to Defence Research Agency Implementation Team (DRAIT) Price Waterhouse October 1992 Consultancy Support to Director General Supply and Transport (Naval) (DGST(N)) for Spearfish Bid Coopers and Lybrand October 1992 Attitude Survey to Military Survey PA Consulting October 1992 Marine Services Pay, Conditions of Service and Grading Coopers and Lybrand October 1992 Consultancy Report for MOD(PE) Remodelling Study Coopers and Lybrand December 1992 Consultancy Assistance for Cost Allocation Model Coopers and Lybrand January 1993 Consultancy Support to Prepare Land Systems Technical Publications Authority and Army Scaling and cataloguing Authority for Market Testing Coopers and Lybrand January 1993 Review of RAF Command Staff and Air Warfare Training Arthur Andersen January 1993 Army Static Workshops Industrial Pay Grading Touche Ross February 1993 Relocation of Warrior Test Facility Coopers and Lybrand March 1993 Advice on Applicability of Activity Based Costing within DGST(N) Coopers and Lybrand May 1993 Support to CIRPLS Study Team Coopers and Lybrand June 1993 Future Management Arrangements of Service Married Quarters Coopers and Lybrand June 1993 Study into the Repair and Overhaul of Naval Gas Turbine Engines PE International June 1993 Marine Services Follow On Review of Pay and Grading Coopers and Lybrand August 1993 Merchant Bank Support to Director General Fleet Support Kleinwort Benson Investment Trust Ltd. August 1993 Defence Agencies Consultancy Support for the Framework Team KPMG August 1993 Consultancy Support—Business Study for FMRA Corporate Plan Coopers and Lybrand August 1993 Consultancy Support for DRA Owners' Secretariat Price Waterhouse August 1993 Defence Agencies—Consultancy Support for the Framework Team Ernst and Young September 1993 Business Process Review—Naval Logistics Coopers and Lybrand
- Coopers and Lybrand
- PE International
- Price Waterhouse
- Arthur Andersen
- PA Consulting
- Ernst and Young
Merchant Banks awarded centrally placed consultancy contracts by the Ministry of Defence in 1992 and 1993 were as follows:Kleinwort Benson Investment Trust Ltd.
The total value of these consultancy contracts amounted to £14.9 million. A breakdown of these contracts is as follows. To protect commercial confidentiality, the individual contract values have been omitted.
A number of other low-value contracts will have been placed with such firms in the period in question but these could be identified only at disproportionate cost. Furthermore, a number of consultancy contracts may be placed as part of specific projects but are not separately accounted. These are not recorded centrally and, similarly, could be identified only at disproportionate cost.169W
Date Contract title Company October 1993 Army Personnel Centre Functional Analysis Price Waterhouse October 1993 Independent Evaluation of Four Purchasing courses at the Contracts Training Centre PE International October 1993 REME Tools and Workshops Equipment Procurement Process Study PA Consulting October 1993 Consultancy Support for Training in Contract Management PE International December 1993 Support for Market Testing of the Chemical and Biological Defence Establishment (CBDE) Coopers and Lybrand December 1993 Defence Exports Services Organization Customer Satisfaction Survey Touche Ross December 1993 Consultancy Support to CBDE In-House Bid Team PA Consulting