§ Mr. Donohoe
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many contracts for goods or services have been awarded in each of the last three financial years by his Department and its executive agencies after competitive tendering; and what was the total combined value of these contracts. 
§ Mr. Boswell
From records held centrally, over the last three financial years the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and its executive agencies have let a minimum of 1,600 contracts following competitive tender. These have a combined total value of £199,556,000.