§ Matthew Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many contracts and what fees in each financial year since 1997–98(a) PricewaterhouseCoopers, (b) Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, (c) KPMG, (d) PA Consulting, (e) WS Atkins, (f) Accenture, (g) Deloitte & Touche, (h) McKinsey, (i) Capita, (j) AEA Technology, (k) Xansa Group, (l) Sema Group, (m) CMG Admiral, (n) ICL Group and (o) Logica received for advising his Department on PFI and PPP contracts; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Hutton
I apologise to the hon. Member for the delay in responding to this question. I refer the hon. Member to the reply that my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State gave my hon. Friend the Member for Blackpool, North and Fleetwood (Mrs. Humble) on 5 March 2002,Official Report, column 192W.
1997–98No fees were paid to any of the companies listed in the question.
1998–99No fees were paid to any of the companies listed in the question.
1999–2000Cap Gemini Ernst & Young: 3 contracts, £58,603.03
2000–01PricewaterhouseCoopers: I contract, £13,325Cap Gemini Ernst & Young: 5 contracts, £40,282.16Deloitte & Touche: 1 contract, £5,010
2001–02KPMG: 2 contracts, £50,000PricewaterhouseCoopers: one contract, £23,818.19.