Departmental Contracts

Defence written question – answered on 25th February 2008.

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Photo of Jim Cousins Jim Cousins Labour, Newcastle upon Tyne Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the (a) objective and (b) value was of each contract placed with (i) Deloitte and Touche, (ii) Ernst and Young, (iii) KPMG, (iv) PricewaterhouseCoopers and (v) PA Consulting by his Department and its agencies in each year since 2004-05.

Photo of Derek Twigg Derek Twigg Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Veterans)

The information available from centrally held records is shown in the following table. Some information could be held under other names or outside central records. In addition, the information on objectives missing for a few of the older contracts quoted has been archived and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

Contractor name Objective Maximum current contract value (£ 000 )
Financial year 2004-05
Deloitte and Touche LLP 130
KPMG LLP 40
KPMG LLP 40
PA Consulting Services Ltd. 1,500
PA Consulting Services Ltd. 125
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Provision of consultancy support to a restructuring project 3,900
PA Consulting Services Ltd. 49
PA Consulting Services Ltd. 11
PA Consulting Services Ltd. 2,000
PA Consulting Services Ltd. 194
PA Consulting Services Ltd. 123
PA Consulting Services Ltd. 67
PA Consulting Services Ltd. 94
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 37
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 123
Financial year 2005-06
Deloitte and Touche LLP Provision of secretariat support to reviews of non-competitive government contracts 830
Ernst and Young LLP Independent project assurance 145
KPMG LLP 43
KPMG LLP 5
KPMG LLP 3
KPMG LLP 70
KPMG LLP 42
PA Consulting Services Ltd. 153
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Consultancy support to an acquisition programme 280
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Provision of training modules Enabling Arrangement
PA Consulting Services Ltd. The provision of consultancy support for catering, retail and leisure guide 74
PA Consulting Services Ltd. 250
PA Consulting Services Ltd. 150
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Use of a framework agreement by the MOD 2,000
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP External Assistance for independent financial advice 100
Financial year2006-07
Deloitte and Touche LLP. Provision of financial advice and related services to the MOD and its Agencies in support of PFI and Partnering Projects 6,900
Deloitte and Touche LLP Review of structural options for an MOD Trading Fund 42
Deloitte and Touche LLP External Assistance for the Maritime Industrial Strategy 2,100
Deloitte and Touche LLP Provision of financial advice in support of a commercially owned military registered company 2,000
Deloitte and Touche LLP External assistance to the Maritime Industrial Strategy Team 60
Deloitte and Touche LLP External assistance to the Project Rehabilitation Unit 13
Deloitte and Touche LLP Consultancy Support for the UK White Fleet 100
Ernst and Young LLP Provision of financial advice and related services to the MOD and its Agencies in support of PFI and Partnering Projects 6,900
KPMG LLP Provision of financial advice and related services to the MOD and its Agencies in support of PFI and partnering projects 6,900
KPMG LLP External Assistance for a Lines of Development Review 966
KPMG LLP External Assistance to the Maritime Industrial Strategy 654
KPMG LLP Pilot agreement: use of a framework agreement by the MOD 950
KPMG LLP Provision of Support for the Maritime Industrial Strategy 210
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Consultancy support to HQ army recruiting group 77
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Consultancy support to a programme management office 176
PA Consulting Services Ltd. External Assistance support for the development of the commodities cluster framework strategy and future business model 92
PA Consulting Services Ltd. External Assistance to submarine support 205
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Provision of financial advice and related services to the MOD and its Agencies in support of PFI and partnering projects 6,900
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Feasibility Review for an MOD Trading Fund 48
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Subscription for access to and use of a global best practices system 32
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Provision of advice and consultancy support on the potential sale of part of an MOD Trading Fund 921
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Specialist Negotiation Advice 78
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Use of a framework agreement by the MOD 950
Financial year 2007-08
Deloitte and Touche LLP Employment of consultant to assist a PFI Project 75
Deloitte and Touche LLP External assistance to the Project Rehabilitation Unit 51
Ernst and Young United Kingdom Military Flying Training System Change Management Programme Scoping Study 157
KPMG LLP External Assistance for streamlining 4,000
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Provision of catering, retail and leisure training and coaching 143
PA Consulting Services Ltd. External Assistance to support Naval lean transformation 699
PA Consulting Services Ltd. External Assistance to support the financial workstream for a future logistics project 34
PA Consulting Services Ltd. External Assistance for breakthrough and personal coaching 45
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Programme Management Delivery Improvement and Programme Assurance Management 48
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Programme Assurance and Technical Support to Defence Information Infrastructure implementation 232
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Programme Assurance and Technical Support to Defence Information Infrastructure implementation 252
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Technical Support to embed Project Management Controls 127
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Technical Support on support contracts 97
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Technical Support on support contracts 100
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Inter-Modal Transportation Technology Demonstrator Programme 2,500
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Technical Project Assurance 94
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Technical Services to support the Defence Information Infrastructure 106
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Technical Support for support contracts 288
PA Consulting Services Ltd. Technical Support for the Defence Information Infrastructure 248
PA Consulting Services Ltd. External Assistance to the Defence Information Infrastructure 162
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP External Consultancy Assistance for a review of MOD Employers Pension Contributions Payments 17
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP External Assistance for blueprint consultancy 550
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Modular Open Systems Architecture enterprise model study 420
Note:

Excluded are contracts placed on behalf of Other Government Departments, joint venture/alliance contracts, contracts placed through collaborative projects such as the Typhoon/Euro fighter and those awarded by the Ministry of Defence's Trading Funds.

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