HC Deb 16 July 1997 vol 298 cc193-4W
Mr. Alasdair Morgan

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what was the value of Know How consultancy contracts in each year since the scheme was established; and what value of such contracts was awarded in each year to companies headquartered in Scotland. [8286]

Clare Short

[holding answer 15 July 1997]: Information on Know How consultancy contracts awarded before 1992–93 is not centrally recorded and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. The value of such contracts let in the United Kingdom from 1992–93 was:

Financial year Total value £
1992–93 27,709,426
1993–94 55,965,059
1994–95 59,220,754
1995–96 49,322,326
1996–97 85,072,905
1997–98 (to date) 16,929,706

Contracts awarded to companies with headquarters in Scotland are not recorded separately.