HC Deb 10 May 1977 vol 931 cc478-80W
Mr. Rooker

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list those accountancy firms which have received consultancy contracts from his Department in the past three years, stating the subjects of such consultancy and the fees paid in each case.

Firm Subject of Consultancy Expenditure Incurred
1974–75 1975–76 1976–77
£ £ £
Coopers and Lybrand Associates Limited. Management information system, including financial and management accounting in the Employment Service Agency. 45,500 165,600 188,400
Coopers and Lybrand Associates Limited. Management accounting system in the Training Services Agency. 45,600 92,200
Spicer and Pegler Human asset accounting 10,400 5,400

Mr. John Grant

, pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 25th April 1977; Vol. 930, c. 230–1], gave the following information: