§ Sir Ian Gilmour
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish a table, on the same basis as his reply to the then hon. Member for Kensington,Official Report, 3 December 1985, columns 173–4, showing the rates of child benefit, single person's tax allowance and married man's allowance at current and at 1979 prices, in April each year from 1979 to 1989.
§ Mr. Lawson
The information is in the table.
Firm Assignments Comshare Operational planning system Coopers and Lybrand Board's information system Deloitte Haskins & Sells Personnel information development E O S Y S Ernst & Whinney Local office technology system VAT visit assistant expert system Mini strategy study Personnel information system Essex & City Computers PLC Data capture system FCMC PLC Ferranti Computer Systems Ltd. Personnel information development Customs entries—post clearance adjustments Hoskyns Hunterskill South CHIEF Registry computerisation ICL Senior collectorate information Networking Documentation and planning program VME performance Inforem Gaming machine licence system Local area networks Kerman Associates GDN implementation Logica Integrated tariff Mindworks Partnership Investigation division operational planning system
Firm Assignments NCC CBT training study Octagon Telephone initiative study PA Consultants Project management: CHIEF PACTEL CHIEF Peat Marwick & McLintock Activity costing study Budget data capture Accounting controls Praxis Budget and manpower planning system Regional Software & Support Services Computer ordering and account systems RPT Computer Installation Limited Cabling requirements SPI Limited Operational planning systems System designers Management information systems Touche Ross Operational planning systems Reliability study: mainframes University of Bath Application of the financial management initiative University of Bristol Report on monitoring VAT Welcome Software Technology Database study Yale Data CHIEF
§ Mr. Tim Smith
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the total amount spent by Her Majesty's Stationery Office in 1988 on management and computer consultancy contracts, excluding hardware and software purchases; and if he will list each management or computer consultancy contract awarded by Her Majesty's Stationery Office in 1988, giving in each case the name of the consultancy firm and the subject of the assignment.
§ Mr. Lilley
In 1988 total HMSO expenditure for these purposes was £230,000. Contracts awarded during 1988 were:
Firm Subject of assignment Metron Technology Limited Capacity planning for mainframe computers MCP Management Consultants Development of revised remuneration scheme Touche Ross Management Consultants Review of customer coding system