HC Deb 28 March 1996 vol 274 c694W
Dr. Wright

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list those of his Department's advisory non-departmental public bodies which(a) the Government are required to consult prior to legislative proposals and (b) the Government are required to publish their response to advice supplied by them. [218541

Mr. Soames

[holding answer 21 March 1996]: The Government are not required to consult with any of the non-departmental public bodies within my Department prior to legislative proposals.

The Review Board for Government Contracts reports annually on the profit formula for non-competitive Government contracts and this advice is published. The Government make their response to this available to the House in a parliamentary written answer.