§ Mr. Alan Howarth
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the contracts awarded by his Department to(a) EDS, (b) Andersens, (c) BMI, (d) Capita and (e) Sema since 1992 and the broad function to be carried out by the contractor and the value of the contract in each case. 
§ Sir Paul Beresford
The following contracts were held in 1995–96 by Electronic Data Systems: 461W
Scope of work Value£ thousand Quality assurance on HMIP assessment of Nirex 358
The following contracts were let to Capita during 1996–97:
Scope of work Value £ thousand Evaluation of estate action 431 Recruitment services 312 Evaluation of housing action trusts 249 Monitoring funding on special needs housing 186 Use of private sector finance in local authority housing 85 Housing investment programme: review of present process 49 Developing framework on codes of practice for standards in homes in multiple occupation 31 Legal and financial advice on rundown of Bristol development corporation 27 2 x training seminars 0.6 2 x services 0.9
Further information on years preceding 1999–97 is obtainable only at disproportionate cost.