§ Mr. Milburn
To ask the Prime Minister (1) what estimates he has made of the amount spent on external consultants by his Department's non-departmental public bodies in each of the last five years; 
(2) if he will list the actions his Department has taken on each of the recommendations contained in the Cabinet Office report on the Government's use of external consultants. 
§ The Prime Minister
For these purposes my office is part of the Cabinet Office. I refer the hon. Member to the replies given today by my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.