Departmental Consultants

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 22nd November 2007.

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Photo of Charles Walker Charles Walker Conservative, Broxbourne

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what contracts her Department has with external consultants; what the total value, including all VAT and disbursements, of these contracts are for the current financial year; how long each contract lasts; and what the forecast total value is of each contract.

Photo of Parmjit Dhanda Parmjit Dhanda Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government

The information requested could be provided only at disproportionate cost. However, the Department's financial systems can identify all the contracts awarded for over £20,000 for this financial year. The following table shows the supplier, date of the contract award and the contract value, together with a brief description of the nature of the contract.

Supplier Contract value (£) Contract award date Description
7E COMMUNICATIONS LTD 328,960.00 21 February 2007 Enhanced Command Support Satellite System
ABTECH SAFETY LTD 80,991.12 7 March 2007 Confind Space Rescue Equipment for Urban Search And Research
ACTICA CONSULTING LTD 1,840,000.00 17 October 2007 Security and Resilience Consultancy for Firecontrol
ACTICA CONSULTING LTD 40,300.00 24 July 2007 Impact of the Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) Modernisation Programme
AEA TECHNOLOGY ENVIRONMENT 1,093,881.80 1 April 2007 Communities' Building Regs Research and Tech Support
AHL BUSINESS ASSURANCE LT 40,000.00 30 April 2007 Provision of Internal Audit Services
ALPINE RESOURCING LTD 176,800.00 1 August 2007 Commercial Director for Firecontrol Project Team
ALSBRIDGE LTD 41,000.00 11 June 2007 Local Management Accounting Team Review
AMTEC CONSULTING LTD 75,520.00 5 March 2007 Project Manager for Commission For Equalities And Human Rights
APTO 30,000.00 31 August 2007 Planning Portal Adobe Forms Development
ASTRON DOCUMENT SERVICES 120,000.00 1 October 2007 Communities' File Covers
AUTO ELECTRICAL SERVS (MA 1,064,054.44 21 February 2007 Enhanced Command Support Vehicles
BADENOCH AND CLARK 33,670.00 4 October 2007 Build Template Business Cases
BADENOCH AND CLARK 375,000.00 6 August 2007 Lead Advisor on City, Regional and Economic Dev.
BADENOCH AND CLARK 185,000.00 14 May 2007 Human Resource Software (PIMS) Project Manger
BADENOCH AND CLARK 135,000.00 28 February 2007 Procurement Advice Notice Government Agreement Competitive Dialogue
BIZZIMOGUL 119,850.00 10 August 2007 Information Technology Services for Peoplesoft Information Management System Enhancement Programme
BRAVOSOLUTION UK LTD 120,441.00 1 January 2006 Firecontrol Project E-Sourcing Services
CENTRE FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS RESEARCH LTD 48,000.00 15 May 2007 Prov of Economic Support to The Strategic Review
CERTES COMPUTING LTD 40,000.00 9 July 2007 Extempsible Mark-Up Language (XML) Schemas Specialist
COMPUTER PEOPLE LTD 26,030.00 1 July 2007 Data Architect
COMPUTER PEOPLE LTD 106,492.00 1 October 2007 Single National Planning Application Project Manager
Concerto Consulting 70,000.00 30 August 2007 Home Improvement Pack—Energy Adviser—David Lane
CORNWELL MANAGEMENT CONSU 2,590,000.00 26 May 2005 Provision of Security and Resilience Consultancy
DONALDSONS 210,000.00 27 February 2004 Firecontrol Project—Property Advisors
DTZ CONSULTING AND RESEARCH 63,500.00 1 December 2006 Consultancy for Evidence on Integration And Cohesion
EADS DEFENCE AND SECURITY SYSTEMS LTD 213,776,669.00 30 March 2007 Technology and Control Centre Infrastructure
ENTEC UK LTD 69,049.00 9 July 2007 Research on Non Domestic Microgeneration
FAITHWISE LTD 75,000.00 1 January 2007 Special Adviser to the Preventing Extremism Unit
FIELD FISHER WATERHOUSE 51,871.44 30 May 2007 Fire and Rescue Guidance Review
FRAIKIN LTD 1,643,433.36 2 April 2007 Fleet Management and Maintenance
GREENSTREET BERMAN LTD 28,195.00 6 August 2007 Local Target Setting for Fire and Rescue Service
GWS Ltd 191,590.80 11 July 2007 Lnfc4local—Graphic Design and Typesetting Service
HEDRA PLC 149,352.50 19 April 2007 Government Office Transformation Programme
HEDRA PLC 217,800.00 22 August 2007 Commercial Register Delivery Manager
Informed Solutions Ltd 118,255.00 6 September 2007 Deprivation Index Mapping Tool
Informed Solutions Ltd 78,741.00 2 October 2007 Data Interchange Hub (IT)
INFOTERRA 48,500.00 1 April 2007 Procurement of Aerial Imagery
INNOGISTIC SOFTWARE PLC 72,000.00 1 April 2006 Fire Service Emergency Cover (FSEC) Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Support and Maintenance
Insight Management and Systems Ltd 75,000.00 16 August 2007 Thames Gateway Programme Systems Executive
INTELLIGENT ADDRESSING LT 20,800.00 26 June 2007 National Land and Property Gazetteer Data
KATE MCALLISTER CONSULTAN 41,710.00 29 May 2007 Supporting People and Disabled Facilities Grant
KPMG 160,493.00 2 May 2007 Home Improvement Pack—Local Authority Charging Options Consultancy
LA INT COMPUTER CONSULTAN 53,328.00 1 October 2007 Test Development to the Fire Control Project
LA INT COMPUTER CONSULTAN 57,600.00 26 July 2007 Commercial Register Senior Requirements Analyst
LA International 80,000.00 30 August 2007 Planning Portal E-Consultation Development Project Manager
LA International 21,109.00 22 October 2007 Planning Portal—E-Consultation Take Up Consultant
LA International 51,000.00 5 November 2007 Data Interchange Hub—Project Manager
MACDONALD HUMFREY (AUTOMATION) LTD 368,760.00 29 June 2007 Mass Decontamination Flow Control System
MET OFFICE 100,000.00 1 October 2006 Met Office—Weather Services
Morgan Hunt 110,000.00 1 August 2007 Thames Gateway Head of Finance
MOTT MACDONALD LTD 221,892.00 14 February 2007 Appointment of a National Project Manager
N 0 P MARKET RESEARCH GRO 59,595.00 1 October 2007 Feasibility Study for Communities Attitudes Survey
NATIONAL CENTRE FOR SOCIA 93,950.00 14 May 2007 Training for the Senior Civil Service Analytical Techniques
NESCOMMS LTD 49,350.00 29 September 2007 Service Level Manager
OGC 84,161.00 2 May 2007 Thames Gateway Project Mgt And Planning Consultant
OPERATIONAL RSEARCH IN HE 30,920.00 2 July 2007 Analysis on the Current P and P For Co-Responding
OUTREACH ORGANISATION LTD 164,000.00 4 June 2007 Line Access and Casualty Management Training
OVE ARUP AND PARTNERS 98,499.00 24 July 2007 Planning for a Sustainable Future
PA Consulting 956,000.00 28 September 2007 Home Improvement Pack Programme Support Agreement
PARITY RESOURCES 68,000.00 17 August 2007 Link Project Manager
Parity Resources 23,400.00 14 June 2007 Supporting People—Project Resource Agreement
Parity Resources 76,500.00 31 July 2007 Thames Gateway Project Manager
Parity Resources 47,144.00 16 August 2007 Thames Gateway Data Analyst
Parity Resources 51,063.00 19 October 2007 Planning Portal E-Consultation Set Baseline 4 Benefits Measuring
PARITY SOLUTIONS LTD 68,000.00 17 August 2007 Communities IT Network (Link) Project Manager
PARITY SOLUTIONS LTD 66,360.00 22 August 2007 Test Development to the Fire Control Project
PKF 100,000.00 24 October 2005 Finance, Accountancy and Taxation Advisory Services
PPAL 44,850.00 27 July 2007 Planning Portal E-Planning Local Authority Web Site Review
PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS 63,000.00 12 October 2006 Support Preparation for Sustainable Homessylvia Bu
REED PERSONNEL SERVICES P 82,400.00 5 March 2007 Project Manager for Commission for Equalities and Human Rights
REED PERSONNEL SERVICES P 82,400.00 12 March 2007 Project Manager and Human Resource Projects for Commission for Equalities and Human Rights
REED PERSONNEL SERVICES P 59,200.00 12 March 2007 Workstream Leader for Commission for Equalities and Human Rights
RESPIREX INTERNATIONAL 56,625.36 25 July 2007 Power Respirator Protective Suit—Air Filter Unit
Secor Consulting 21,720.00 10 September 2007 Listed Advice Scheme Support Contract
Securetest 27,700.00 25 October 2007 Securetest—Advice Only
Serco (Prev Cornwell) 25,200.00 4 July 2007 IT Support
Serco Consulting 41,650.00 14 November 2007 Telephony—Expert Input to Telephony Strategy
SERCO LTD 10,460,669.00 3 May 2006 New Dimension Project
SJ PROCUREMENT LTD 30,000.00 23 October 2007 Procurement Capability Review Support
TRIBAL HCH LTD 215,000.00 2 April 2007 Consulting Support to the Commission of Equalities and Human Rights
TURNER AND TOWNSEND (134266 156,600.00 17 April 2007 Firecontrol Project Provision of Regional Control Centre Tenants Rep
VEGA GROUP PLC 252,985.00 16 April 2007 Electronic Collection Of Fire and Research Service Operation Statistics
VENN GROUP 63,180.00 3 September 2007 Provision of a Contract Accountant For Fire Control
WEST OF ENGLAND UNIVERSIT 174,705.00 22 March 2007 Foundation Degree in Development Management
WHITE CONSULTANTS LTD 306,340.00 1 April 2007 Support for Transformation Including New Ways of Working
WHITE YOUNG GREEN 128,843.25 10 July 2007 A Review of Non-Household Minor Developments
WHITEHEAD MANN LTD 100,000.00 6 July 2007 Recruitment of CEO for Homes and Community Agency
WILTSHIRE COLLEGE 127,239.78 20 July 2007 Urban Search and Rescue Chainsaw Course Instruction
ZURICH RISK SERVICES 24,166.80 21 August 2007 New Dimension Lifting of Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) Inspections
241,108,104.53

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