HC Deb 17 September 2004 vol 424 c1970W
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. [188747]

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.