HC Deb 23 March 1995 vol 257 c307W
Mr. Denham

To ask the Attorney-General if he will list the schemes, activities and projects on which Brays Detective Agency has been retained by the Treasury Solicitor, in each case giving the Government Department sponsoring the scheme, activity or project; what is the purpose of the contract with Brays; and what is the total expenditure to date. [15119]

The Attorney-General

Brays Detective Agency is used by the Treasury Solicitor on a case-by-case basis rather than under any standing contract. The principal Government Departments for which work is undertaken by the agency are:

Department Activity 1 Amount £
Department of Transport Property-related work, mainly in relation to road schemes, actions for possession and actions against trespassers 310,930
Ministry of Defence Work in relation to possession, debt and personal injury actions 8,400
1 Amounts paid to the agency to date in the financial year 1994–95.

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