§ Mr. Duncan
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will list the companies which bid for each public opinion research contract awarded since 1 May 1997; and what was the value and duration of each contract. 
§ Angela Eagle
Details of the companies which bid for public opinion research contracts and the duration of these contracts are not held centrally and can be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
However, details of all market research commissioned by the Department since I May 1997 and the value of such contracts are lodged in the House of Commons Library in response to a question from the hon. Member for Gordon (Mr. Bruce) answered on 5 February 1998,Official Report, column 728.