HC Deb 10 April 2002 vol 383 c460W
Dr. Cable

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the 30 largest contracts awarded by his Department from(a)May 1997 to April 1998, (b)May 1998 to April 1999, (c)May 1999 to April 2000, (d)May 2000 to April 2001 and (e)May 2001 to the latest date for which figures are available, stating in each case the values of the contracts and the companies with which the contracts were placed. [43682]

Ms Blears

The Department does not centrally hold information on individual contract values. It is not possible to provide a full answer to this question without disproportionate cost.