§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what the estimated level of saving to the Department is from the use of market testing in 2002–03. 
§ Mr. Alexander
My Department undertook no market testing exercises during 2002–03. However, in the performance of its business activities, the Cabinet Office seeks to ensure that value for money is always obtained, whether the work is carried out by in-house or external providers.