HC Deb 14 February 1990 vol 167 cc239-40W
Mr. George

To ask the Minister for the Civil Service if he will list the names of all the private security firms currently employed by his Department, the number of employees for each firm on the contract, the total value of each contract and the total value of all contracts for each financial year since 1984–85.

Mr. Luce

My Department currently has two contracts with Securiguard Services Limited, to the annual value of £85,420 and £14,175. The contracts provide for five employees, four of them operating in shifts. The total value of all contracts with private security firms in each financial year since 1984–85 is:

Year £
1984–85 45,000
1985–86 48,000
1986–87 70,600
1987–88 77,200
1988–89 69,700
1989–90 84,600