HC Deb 03 November 1994 vol 248 c1393W
Mr. Flynn

To ask the Secretary of State for Education what is her current calculation of the costs of preparation for market testing in her Department in terms of(a) payments to consultants and (b) other costs.

Mr. Boswell

The figures requested are £280,000 on consultancy fees in support of the Department's market testing programme and £184,000 on departmental support costs up to the end of June 1994.