STEPS Agreement

Treasury written question – answered on 26th October 2004.

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Photo of Mr Denzil Davies Mr Denzil Davies Labour, Llanelli

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer

(1) how much was paid to external commercial, legal and financial advisers in respect of the STEPS agreement;

(2) how much was paid by the Department to Mapeley STEPS Contractor Ltd. in each year to April (a) 2002 (b) 2003 and (c) 2004.

Photo of Dawn Primarolo Dawn Primarolo Paymaster General (HM Treasury)

pursuant to my answers, 15 June 2004, Official Report, c. 835W

I very much regret that my earlier answers inadvertently contained information which has subsequently proved to be incorrect.

I am advised that costs in respect of external commercial, legal and financial advice were:

£ million
STEPS Project (pre-contract "go-live") 7.5
STEPS Contract 1.3

Payments made to Mapeley STEPS Contractor Ltd. were as follows:

Year to April £ million
2002 234.7
2003 305.9
2004 311.2

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