Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 18th October 2004.

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Photo of John Maples John Maples Conservative, Stratford-on-Avon

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will list the contracts awarded by her Department to consultants in each of the last five years, stating in each case (a) the name of the consulting company, (b) the value of the contract and (c) the purpose for which the contract was awarded; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Richard Caborn Richard Caborn Minister of State (Sport and Tourism), Department for Culture, Media & Sport

Details of consultancy contracts from 1999 onwards are as follows.

Title Contractor Start date Value of contract (£)
Industry Adviser to Design Partners Christine Losecaat 2003 20,000
Fitness For Purpose Consultant Health Food and Safety Solutions 2003 16,000
Capital of Culture—Final Sift Kingshurst Consulting Group 2003 16,875
Capital of Culture—Destination Marketing Consultant Tom Buncle 2003 6,000
Assessment of Costs and Benefits—London Olympic Bid 2012 PricewaterhouseCoopers 2003 38,000
Review of Heritage Protection Legislation Gillian Ashmore 2003 50,000
Project to Professionalise DCMS's Process for Making Public Appointments Odgers, Ray and Berndtson 2003 20,000
Legal Work—Sale of the Horserace Totalisator Board Linklaters 2003 150,000
Consultancy Services—Tourist Data Project Denis Allnutt 2003 15,750
Remembrance Day Services Interserve FM 2003 37,448
Consultancy Services—IPR in the Digital Environment Anthony Lilley 2003 5,000
Independent Review of BBC Online Philip Graf 2003 80,000
Museum Partnership Programme Research Centre for Museums and Galleries 2003 155,136
360 Degree Feedback Ask Europe PLC 2003 130,070
Consultancy Services—Organisation of Reform and Modernisation Seminar Shared Intelligence 2004 6,565
Role and Contribution of Culture to Regeneration in UK London Metropolitan University 2004 19,000
Tourism Satellite Account Welsh Economy Research Unit, Cardiff Business School 2004 63,850
Tourism Productivity Study University of Nottingham 2004 45,547
Independent Review of BBC Online: Economic Adviser Europe Economics 2004 18,000
Independent Review of BBC Online: Media Adviser Spectrum Strategy Consultants 2004 205,000
Scoping Survey of Culture and Sport in the UK BMRB 2004 43,267
S4C Review—Translation Services prysg Translation Services 2004 5,000
Children—Museums Education Strategy Morris Hargreaves Mclntyre 2004 12,000
BBC Charter Review: Independent Adviser Terry Burns 2004 18,000
Total 1,176,508
Capital of Culture consultants Kingshurst Consulting Group 2002 30,480
Independent Review of BBC News 24 Richard Lambert 2002 30,000
Adviser—European Capital of Culture Robert Palmer 2002 30,000
E-Commerce Impact Study on Tourism PricewaterhouseCoopers 2002 43,750
Industry Export Groups: Industry Adviser Tim Gardom Associates 2002 8,700
Review of BBC News 24 Opinion Survey Market and Opinion Research International (MORI) 2002 14,700
Come into Coaching Sue Burgess Consultancy 2002 9,000
Touchstone Change Management Consultant Stanton Marris 2002 85,000
Financial Advisor—Apethorpe Hall Atkins Management Consultants 2002 17,290
Cultural Facilities Register Experian Bus Strategies/BOP 2002 42,400
Total 311,320
Lottery Grants Pilot Study DTZ Pieda 2001 15.345
COL—Digital Services SRU Limited 2001 20,000
Protecting the future of DCMS/CITF sectors of the economy Business Strategies Ltd. 2001 18,000
Staff Survey ORC International 2001 12,000
BBC Fair trading R Whish 2001 6,345
COL Digital services Phase II SRU Limited 2001 17,500
QUEST Research Programme MORI 2001 64,500
Listed Places of Worship (LPW) Liberata 2001 1 ,300,000
Internal Audit resources AHL Limited 2001 70,000
Commonwealth Games review PricewaterhouseCoopers 2001 58,500
COL formation legal advisers Withers 2001 7,500
Consultancy support to horse race levy scheme Organisation Consulting Partnership 2001 40,000
Total 1.571,190
Consultancy support to a staff attitude survey ORC International 2000 13,130
Transparency of BBC's financial reporting Pannel Kerr Forster 2000 27,300
Total 40,430
Efficiency Review of Government Sponsored Museums and Galleries Deloitte and Touche 1999 27,500
Consultancy: Advice on Risk Management Systems for DCMS KPMG 1999 11,836
Attitude Survey Research in Support of the BBC Funding Review Mori 1999 15,660
Consultancy to study the BBC's financial projections and expenditure plans. PKF 1999 18,000
Royal Armouries Consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers 1999 21,500
Consultancy Service to Investigate E-Commerce Best Practice in the Cultural Sectors Spectrum 1999 26,790
Quest—Business Risk Management Strategies—Consultancy PWC 1999 24,220
Total 145,506

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