Arthur Andersen

Deputy Prime Minister written question – answered on 14th February 2002.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Austin Mitchell Austin Mitchell Labour, Great Grimsby

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what contracts his Department has had since 1997 with (a) Arthur Andersen and (b) Accenture for (i) accountancy, (ii) audit and (iii) consultancy work; and what staff have been seconded (A) to his Department from and (B) from his Department to these firms.

Photo of Chris Leslie Chris Leslie Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office)

Individual Government Departments are responsible for taking decisions on the goods and services they acquire taking into account the Government's policy of seeking value for money for the taxpayer.

Since 1997 the Cabinet Office, its Agencies and COI have let the following contracts with Arthur Andersen and Accenture.

Accountancy Audit Consultancy
Arthur Andersen
1997–98 0 0 0
1998–99 0 0 0
1999–2000 0 0 0
2000–01 0 0 1
2001–02 0 0 1
Accenture
1997–98 0 0 0
1998–99 0 0 0
1999–2000 0 0 0
2000–01 0 0 0
2001–02 0 0 0

The number of secondments is as follows:

Secondment to CO Secondment from CO
Arthur Andersen
1997–98 0 0
1998–99 1 0
1999–2000 1 0
2000–01 0 0
2001–02 1 0
Accenture
1997–98 0 0
1998–99 0 0
1999–2000 0 0
2000–01 0 1
2001–02 1 0

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.