HC Deb 09 February 1993 vol 218 c542W
Mr. McAllion

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the firms of consultants used by his Department as part of the market testing programme since November 1991 together with the total cost; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Goodlad

The diplomatic wing of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has employed Coopers and Lybrand Deloitte and Capita Management Consultancy in support of its market testing programme. The total cost so far has been £27,000. The Overseas Development Administration and the Natural Resources Institute have employed Coopers and Lybrand Deloitte and KPMG management consultants at a cost so far of £23,000.