§ Mr. Eggar
asked the Minister for Trade if he will list the occasions on which his Department has used from outside the Civil Service (a) accountants, (b) management consultants and (c) other consultants since June 1979, giving in each case the dates and nature of the assignment, together with the names of the individuals, partnerships or institutions involved.
§ Mr. Peter Rees
Following is the information:
Year (a) Accountants 1981 Coopers and Lybrand Examination of insurance company accounts (b) Management Consultants 1979 Peat Marwick Mitchell and Co. Economists Advisory Group Ltd. Review of departmental administrative forms 1981 City Research Associates Ltd. Exporters' requirements for export information 1982 W. S. Atkins Group Ltd. Microlight aircraft noise disturbance 1982 Social and Community Planning Research Ltd. Aircraft and helicopter noise disturbance 1982 Arthur Young McClelland Moores and Co. Review of tourist board Operation and efficiency (c) Other Consultants 1980 Goddard Kay Rogers Ltd. Executive Search 1980 Tyzack and Partners Ltd. Executive Search 1980 Berndtson International Ltd. Executive Search 1981 Tyzack and Partners Executive Search 1982 Computer Analysts and Programmers Ltd. Patent Office computerisation 1982 Scicon Consultancy international Ltd. Patent Office Computerisation
Universities, banks and similar suppliers of financial services and training consultants have not been included.