HC Deb 24 May 1994 vol 244 cc111-2W
Mr. Page

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what are the key targets set for the chief executive of the Army Base Repair Organisation Agency for 1994–95.

Mr. Hanley

The chief executive of the Army Base Repair Organisation Agency—ABRO—has been set the following key targets for 1994–95.

  1. 1. To complete the repair programme to the plan as agreed on 1 April 1994.
  2. 2. Implement an automated, full cost accrual accounting system by 31 March 1995.
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  4. 3. Within the overall total quality management (TQM) philosophy adopted by ABRO, to achieve ISO 9002 pre-assessment by 31 March 1995 in the HQ and all workshops.
  5. 4. To complete the market test of ABRO services in the eastern district by 31 March 1995. (Subject to review and revalidation following the outcome of the Defence costs study recommendations).
  6. 5. To reduce by 5 per cent. the 1993–94 ratio of labour costs to hours of production by 31 March 1995.