§ Ms Mowlam
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how much the market-testing programme has cost his Department since November 1992.29W
§ 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.