§ Mr. Spellar
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many other Departments use the car purchase running contract drawn up by his Department; and how many vehicles were purchased through this scheme in the last year.
§ Mr. Aitken
A total of 25 other Departments and public bodies use the Ministry of Defence enabling contract arrangements. The total number of vehicles procured against the contracts in financial year 1993–94 was approximately 2,900.