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British Crime Survey

Home Department written question – answered on 1st September 2008.

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Photo of Vernon Coaker Vernon Coaker Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Crime Reduction)

The Home Office commission an external survey research company to carry out the British Crime Survey on its behalf. The contract for this work is let every three years following a competitive tendering exercise. The cost of this contract in each of the years asked about was £3.1 million in 2003-04, £4.5 million in 2004-05, £4.6 million in 2005-06, £4.8 million in 2006-07 and £4.6 million in 2007-08.

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Posted on 12 Sep 2008 10:10 am (Report this annotation)

The costs of the contract are one thing and the government's and police costs are other. These have not been given.