§ Mr. Don Foster
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the(a) technical and financial contracts, (b) technical consultants used on a call-off basis and (c) financial consultants used on a call-off basis, with regard to Healthy Living centres, giving the (i) cost and (ii) start date of employment; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Miss Melanie Johnson
The Department has a contract with the Tavistock Institute for evaluating the Healthy Living Centre programme. The evaluation is worth £350,000 and was awarded after a competitive tendering exercise. The start date of the contract was May 2001 and it is due to complete in 2005.