§ Mr. Milburn
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will estimate the cost of employing consultants in connection with privatisation programmes in which his Department has been engaged since 1980.
§ Mr. Howard
[holding answer 4 May 1994]: The information is as follows:
£ Sale of NTL (October 1991) 2,152,000 Sale of DTELS (March 1994)1 822,000 1 These are costs so far calculated. The final account has yet to be settled.
These figures exclude payments to the Government Actuary's Department.