HC Deb 18 April 1994 vol 241 c405W
Mr. McMaster

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the total amount spent by his Department in the last five years for which figures are available on consultancy contracts; if he will list each consultancy firm, the subject of assignment and, if appropriate, the executive agency for whom the consultancy was carried out; which executive agencies and quangos responsible to or appointed by him are excluded from the information provided; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Lang

I refer the hon. Member to my reply to the hon. Member for Oldham, West (Mr. Meacher) on 21 February at columns51-52 and to the hon. Member for Greenock and Port Glasgow (Dr. Godman) on 16 March at columns 659–60.