§ Mr. Alan Howarth
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the contracts awarded by his Department to(a) EDS, (b) Andersen, (c) BMI, (d) Sema and (e) Capita since 1992 and the broad function to be carried out by the contractor and the value of the contract in each case. 
§ Mr. Howard
The contracts let by my Department since 1992 are as follows:
Contractor Date Function (a) EDS 1992 Consultancy for harmonisation of equipment standards—Police Information Technology Organisation. 1992 Consultancy for software development—Police Information Technology Organisation. 1992 Consultancy on Neural Network Learning—Police Information Technology Organisation. Total: £73,000 (b) Andersen No contracts have been awarded to this company in the period specified. (c) BMI No contracts have been awarded to this company in the period specified. (d) Sema 1994 Call-off contract for the provision of computer and software services— Home Office and Agencies. Total: £26,000,000 (e) Capita 1993 Consultancy support to the in-house bid of Statistics Division—main Home Office. 1994 Consultancy support for the in-house bid for market test of prisons—Prison Service. 1995 Support for F8 Division review— main Home Office. 1995 Provision of a temporary project director for the Procurement Management Information System (PROMIS)—Home Office. 1995 Post implementation review—Home Office. 1995 Standards Consultancy—Home Office. 1996 Helpdesk performance review—Home Office. 1996 Quantum Project Recruitment—Prison Service.
Contractor Date Function 1997 Switchboard. Post implementation review—Home Office. 1997 Assisting with benchmarking of Police Inspectorates—Home Office. 1992–97 Architectural professional construction services on projects. Total £450,000