§ Viscount Simon
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How much Centrex (National Police Training) have paid to external consultants since February 2001; and what is the moneys paid to each company or consultant. [HL4572]
§ The Minister of State, Home Office (Lord Falconer of Thoroton)
The readily available information on the number and value of contracts, which amounts to just over £3 million, awarded by Centrex (National Police Training) since February 2001 is shown below.
Company Value (£) Addleshaw Booth & Co 27,133 Capita (5 Contracts) 1,402,141 CMG 144,676 Deloitte & Touche 46,383 Drivers Jonas 553,731 IWI Associates 2,126 Joanna Bloxham 400 Luther Pendragon 28,200 Mason Communications 150,467 Rainbow 36,330 Rouse & Co. 1,195 Salamander (7 contracts) 302,525 Turner Townsend 204,183 W S Atkins (2 contracts) 39,732 White Young Green 33,488 Willis 21,189 Wolff Olins 10,103 Total 3,004,002
The majority of these contracts have been for buildings and estate repairs and to support the transition of national police training to its non-departmental public body (NDPB) status, providing senior management, legal, finance and human resource skills. Centrex will continue to employ consultants for a wide range of purposes, which include management consultancy, specialist training design and development, engineering and estate maintenance and short-term support to cover key staff vacancies or one-off projects.