§ Mr. Cousins
To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will list the contracts awarded by his Department to Arthur Andersen and Kleinwort Benson with the total cost of the contracts for each contractor for (i) the past 12 months and (ii) 1991–92.497W
§ Mr. Eggar
The information requested is as follows:
Consultancy Contracts awarded Arthur Andersen period 3 March 1992 to 4 March 1993 None 1 April 1991 to 31 March 1992 None Kleinwort Benson period 3 March 1992 to 4 March 1993 11 1 April 1991 to 31 March 1992 None 1 (Post Office:Financial Advisers)
The value of the single contract awarded is commercially confidential.
The figures do not include contracts issued by executive agencies that have delegated authority to engage consultants.