§ Ms Hodge
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment for each piece of work subject to a building process under the auspices of(a) his Department and (b) agencies for which his Department is responsible (i) who the successful bidders were where work was contracted out and (ii) which contracts were won by in-house bidders in (1) 1993–94, (2) 1994–95 and (3) 1995–96. 
§ Miss Widdecombe
The following table provides details of completed market tests undertaken by the Department and its agency, the Employment Service, as part of the Government's "Competing for Quality" programme for 1993–94,1994–95 and 1995–96.
1993–94 competing for quality programme Activity Outcomes Employment Department Office Services: Records Management Contracted out (Rockall Data Services) Design Studio Retained in-house Journals and three facility houses Retained in-house Information Systems Services Retained in-house
1993–94 competing for quality programme Activity Outcomes Employment Department cont. Office Services: Post and Messengers Retained in-house Management Services Retained in-house Library Services Retained in-house Training and Development (London) Retained in-house Training and Development (Sheffield) Retained in-house Employment Service Field Staff Training: First Aid Contracted out (British Red Cross) Buildings Maintenance and New Works Contracted out (Simons Facilities Management PLC Graham and Stibbald Peter, Fall Cowie Associate HSB Partners Drivers, Jonas WS Atkins Procord Ltd Watts and Partners) Field Staff Training: Procedural Training Retained in-house Internal Audit Retained in-house Recruitment (London and South East Region) Retained in-house Management Services Retained in-house IT Small Systems Retained in-house Field Staff Training: Management and People Development 7 regions—retained in-house 2 regions—contracted out (Manchester College of Art and Technology) Regional Office Support Services 6 regions—retained in-house 3 regions—contracted out (Burns International) Health and Safety Executive Library and Information Services Retained in-house 1994–95 Health and Safety Executive Field Support, Norwich Contracted out (Manpower PLC) 1995–96 Tests not yet completed