§ Mr. Ronnie Campbell
To ask the Secretary of State for Education if he will list, for each of the last five years, the duration, value and nature of contracts awarded by his Department to Arthur Andersen, Andersen Consulting, KPMG Peat Marwick McLintock, Touche Ross, Ernst and Young and Price Waterhouse.
§ Mr. Boswell
The information in the form requested is available only for the years 1991–92 and 1992–93.
For the three previous years, no central records of the duration of contracts were held.766W
Contract Description Value £ 1988–89 Financial Year Peat Marwick McLintock Study of Requirements for an integrated Vote and 81,304 Management accounting system Ernst and Young Management System for HMI travelling and 26,141 subsistence 1989–90 Financial Year Peat Marwick McLintock Financial Survey of SERC 18,055 Financial Computer System 49,910 Student Loans 244,493 1990–91 Financial Year Touche Ross Advice on extension of LMS to special schools 40,000 Management Consultancy Survey of NERC 23,800 Ernst and Young Financial Management Review of CCPR 35,420 KPMG Pensions Administration System 102,476 Commercial Funding of Workshop Materials 55,192 IS Branch Annual Business Plan 22,902 Review of Teachers Superannuation scheme 74,587 Training Needs Analysis for TPA 11,873 Price Waterhouse Financial Controls for NCC 47,000
Contract description Value £ Duration Days 1991–92 Financial year Touche Ross Assistance in preparing colleges for independence from Local Authority control 62,000 105 Provision of operational research assistance 58,595 172 Tender budgeting and accounting methods 24,000 40 Ernst and Young Study of telecommunications and distance working for the Department 25,565 26 Financial management survey of Purchasing procedures 25,200 40 FEFC relocation study 15,000 34 KPMG Peat Marwick McLintock Customer Survey for the Teachers Pensions Agency 19,000 14 Review of a Data Collection Processing System 21,500 35 Identification of a Market Testing Programme 29,325 35 Commercial funding of workshop materials 12,338 1— Price Waterhouse Capital equipment survey 52,954 108 Financial management survey 13,120 15 1992–93 Financial year Touche Ross Assistance on file storage, file retrieval and document retention 23,522 34 Provision of operational research assistance 31,820 93
Contract description Value £ Duration Days KPMG Peat Marwick McLintock Follow up work to the Customer Survey for the Teachers Pensions Agency 19,500 26 Financial Management Review of Research Council contracts with other Government Department 28,000 34 Project Audit of the Pensions Administration System (PAS) for the Teacher Pensions Agency 16,250 20 Study on Payments made to GM Schools 9,500 15 Price Waterhouse Financial consultancy review 14,000 17 Accountancy review 8,500 12 1 Extension of previous contract.