§ Mr. MacShane
to ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list(a) the nature and value of contracts his Department has entered into and (b) discussions Ministers or officials have held with the Monitor Consultancy since 1990. 655W
§ Mr. Chisholm
[holding answer 7 November 1997]: The Scottish Office and associated agencies have no record of any contracts or discussions with the Monitor consultancy since 1990.