Departmental Consultants

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 5th February 2008.

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Photo of Sarah Teather Sarah Teather Shadow Secretary of State (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform)

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what consultancy contracts his Department issued in each year since 2005; what the (a) value, (b) purpose and (c) contractor was in each case; and whether the consultant's report is publicly available in each case.

Photo of Margaret Hodge Margaret Hodge Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism)

The information requested is as follows:

2005
Consultants Contract Value (£) Availability
Opis Renewal Consulting Framework for NDPB reviews 66,900 Published on DCMS website
Hedra PLC NDPB governance—drafting of good practice guidance 47,600 No published report.
Pricewaterhouse- Coopers Sponsorship of British Library 24,000 Internal report
KPMG Olympic Games cost validation 255,000 Internal report
Ubiqus Summary of consultation exercise re: BBC charter review 38,500 Incorporated into final BBC review. Already public
Verdus Public appointments advice 14,000 No report required.
Rockpools Executive recruitment 30,000 No report required
Pricewaterhouse- Coopers Assessment of fees of be charged by authorities under 2003 Licensing Act 29,500 Internal Report
Precedent Development of DCMS e-communication strategy 27,400 Internal Report
2006
Consultants Contract Value (£) Availability
Frontier Economics Economic impact of DCMS cultural investment 55,000 Published on DCMS website
Pricewaterhouse- Coopers Review of library standards 99,000 Used to produce consultation document published by MLA
Deloitte Olympic programme assurance 50,000 Internal report
Frontier Economics Live music impact study 42,700 Published on DCMS website
Frontier Economics Creative industries analysis 50,000 Published on DCMS website
BMG Preparation for digital switchover of residential and nursing care homes 40,000 Published on DCMS website
Hedra IT consultancy support 71,000 Internal report
Pricewaterhouse- Coopers Development of London 2012 sustainability plan 30,000
Atisreal Property/estates advice 246,000 Internal report
2007
Consultants Contract Value (£) Availability
Odgers Ray and Berndston Executive search/recruitment for chair of ODA 35,000 No report
Saxton Bamfylde Hever Recruitment of chair of English Heritage 36,000 No report
Pricewaterhouse- Coopers Assessment of costs and benefits of World Heritage Site (UK) 69,000 Currently ongoing
Deloitte Review of Olympic programme support unit 99,000 Internal report
Deloitte Review of ICT security review and compliance 76,000 Internal report
Ql Consulting Development of DCMS ICT strategy 16,200 Internal report
Work Foundation Consultancy on creative economy programme Green Paper 49,000 Published on DCMS website
Ql Consulting Security audit of business continuity planning 27,300 Internal report
Stanton Marris DCMS board awayday strategy 24,000 Internal report
TFG Expert advice of lessons learned from Sydney Olympics 80,000 Project ongoing
OCR LLP Specialist advice on horserace betting levy 59,400 Internal report
Deloitte DCMS transformation programme 126,000 Project ongoing
Brian McMaster Review of excellence in the arts 30,000 Published on DCMS website
University College London Scoping study into climate change 8,000 Project ongoing

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