HC Deb 20 May 2003 vol 405 cc710-1W
Brian Cotter

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will list by project the consultancies her Department and its non-departmental public bodies have used on e-government projects since 1st January 2001. [114187]

Ms Hewitt

[holding answer 16 May 2003]: Based on centrally-held records, the following e-government consultancies have been used within the core department since 1st January 2001.

Project Consultancy
Business Support Review Cap Gemini Ernst and Young
Government Gateway Scoping Study Unitas consortium
Government Gateway Guidelines Unitas consortium
E-procurement Kermon/Xansa
British Trade International e-government programme Cathedral consortium (2 assignments)
Small Business Service customer relationship management programme Yale consulting
'business gov' programme Cathedral consortium
Electronic services to mobile phones proof of concept IMB
Scoping study into DTI customer relationship management Unitas consortium
Enhancements to DTI customer relationship management programme Parity
Consumer Direct consumer helpline pilots evaluation Compass Partnership
Consumer Direct project planning and implementation Sophron

These records do not cover the department's non-departmental public bodies and gathering the information from them would incur disproportionate cost.