§ Mr. Boris Johnson
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the contracts that have been awarded to the Capita Group by the Department. 
§ Ms Blears
Since April 2001 five separate business areas within the Department have commissioned various pieces of work from companies operating within the Capita Group.
The total value of work commissioned by each of the business areas varied between £ 10,500 and £ 87,700. The overall value of work was £ 271,700. In each case the work involved services to support a number of recruitment exercises to fill posts within the core Department and membership of committees.