HC Deb 13 July 1995 vol 263 c711W
Mr. Milburn

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will estimate the cost of employing consultants in connection with privatisation programmes in which his Department has been engaged since 1980. [33449]

Mr. Norris

Gross voted expenditure since 1980 by the Department on the employment of consultants on privatisation programmes involving the Department, and other costs associated with these privatisations, has been some £122 million.