§ Mr. Simon Hughes
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department if he will list all of the reports his Department has commissioned from external consultants in each of the past three years; for each of the past three years, how many reports from external consultants to his Department led to further consultancy work being commissioned, stating for each of these who were the original and subsequent consultants and briefly describing the subject matter of the consultancy work; and if he will make a statement.
Mr. John M. Taylor
The information requested can be provided only at disproportionate cost. I will not make a statement.