HC Deb 01 May 1995 vol 259 c85W
Mr. Milburn

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will estimate the cost of employing consultants in connection with market testing programmes in which his Department has been engaged since their inception. [21364]

Mr. Freeman

The total cost of employing commercial consultants in support of the MOD's "Competing for Quality" programme during the period from April 1992 to March 1995 was just over £6 million.