§ Mr. Burstow
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the contracts that have been awarded to the Capita Group by his Department. 
§ Mr. Lammy
The Department does not centrally hold a record of individual contracts.
Expenditure by the Department with the Capita Group for the last three years is shown in the table.
Financial year £ 2000–01 792,433 2001–02 250,172 2002–03 125,942 (to 12/02)
The bulk of the expenditure has been in relation to contracts placed with Capita RAS (part of the Capita Group) for staff recruitment exercises.