§ Mr. Batiste
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which professional services within his Department have been subjected to market testing within the last 12 months and with what result; and which will be subjected to market testing within the next 12 months.
§ Mr. Kenneth Clarke
My Department is in the process of market testing its internal audit and accountancy advice services and we expect to reach conclusions by the end of September.
The market testing programme for 1993–94 has yet to be settled.