§ Mr. Alasdair Morgan
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what percentage of the budget of(a) Scottish Enterprise and (b) Highlands and Islands Enterprise was spent on consultancy contracts in 1996–97; and what was the total value of these contracts. 
§ Mr. Wilson
[holding answer 12 December 1997]: This is a matter for Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise respectively and I have asked the Chairmen to write to the hon. Member.