Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 11th January 2010.

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Photo of Don Touhig Don Touhig Chair, Members' Allowances Committee

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on how many occasions Capita Group plc tendered for contracts let by his Department and its predecessors in each of the last five years; how many such tenders were successful; how much his Department and its predecessors paid to Capita Group plc for the execution of contracts in each such year; how many contracts which terminate after 2010 Capita Group plc hold with his Department; and what the monetary value is of all current contracts between his Department and Capita Group plc.

Photo of Pat McFadden Pat McFadden Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills), Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

Central records indicate that BIS and its predecessor element DTI/BERR paid the following to Capita Group companies in each of the last five years.

Supplier Total spend (£)
FY 2004/05
Capita 46,346.79
Capita Business Services Ltd. 551,145.61
Capita Insurance Services 1,220,000.87
Capita Insurance Services Group Ltd. 66,793,490.14
Capita interim management business services Ltd. 3,270.00
Capita RAS Ltd. 8,500.00
Two Ten Communications Ltd. (Capita Communications) 25.00
Capita 78,424.55
Capita Business Services Ltd. 5,650.00
Capita Health Solutions 411,647.03
Capita Resourcing 16,903.00
Capita Symonds Ltd. 4,126.75
Capita Insurance Services 28,304,682.86
Capita Insurance Services Group Ltd. 48,072,508.27
Capita Learning and Development 1,620.75
FY 2006/07
Capita 716,539.58
Capita Business Services Ltd. 37,231,189.40
Capita Hartshead 25,575.58
Capita Health Solutions Ltd. 281,676.44
Capita Resourcing Ltd. 314,737.93
Capita Symonds Ltd. 1,113.05
Capita Centres UK Ltd. 190.00
Capita Insurance Services 30,907,287.15
Capita Insurance Services Group Ltd. 127,250.00
Capita Learning and Development 1,379.63
Two Ten Communications Ltd. (Capita Communications) 2,002.17
FY 2007/08
Capita 885,008.14
Capita Business Services Ltd. 45,897,209.30
Capita Fulfilment Services 32.35
Capita Hartshead 9,682.37
Capita Health Solutions Ltd. 2,094,132.53
Capita Resourcing Ltd. 616,010.72
Capita Resourcing Ltd. t/a Veredus Interim Management 185,885.48
Capita Symonds Ltd. 485.10
Capita Learning and Development 895.00
Two Ten Communications Ltd. (Capita Communications) 15.27
FY 2008/09
Capita 1,014,817.39
Capita Business Services Ltd. 25,187,877.83
Capita Health Solutions Ltd. 138,710.36
Capita Resourcing Ltd. 154,562.75
Capita Symonds Ltd. 2,166.16

DCSF has advised similar figures relating to the former DIUS element of BIS could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

The other details that have been requested could also be provided only at disproportionate cost.

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