HL Deb 20 June 2002 vol 636 cc94-5WA
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.