HC Deb 26 May 2004 vol 421 c1711W
Mr. Prisk

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many management consultants have been employed on the Inland Revenue e-Government programme; from what dates they were employed; and what the cost to the Inland Revenue of the consultants has been to date. [174028]

Dawn Primarolo

Consultants have been employed for varying periods since the formal establishment of the Inland Revenue 'e' services programme in April 2001 to bring in specialist skills in 'e' as well as for the strategic development and management of its programme. There are now 39 consultants employed on either a part-time or full-time basis.

The estimated cost of consultants to date is £3.5million.

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