HC Deb 05 July 1993 vol 228 cc28-9W
Ms Mowlam

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how much the market-testing programme has cost his Department since November 1992.

Mr. Waldegrave

The cost of market testing the Office of Public Service and Science, including its agencies, HMSO and COI, since November 1992 has been around £589,000. As a result of market-testing activities during this period, savings of £1,769,000 have been made.