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Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 17th October 2011.

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Photo of Austin Mitchell Austin Mitchell Labour, Great Grimsby

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many senior civil servants in his Department at each grade had worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, Deloitte or KPMG immediately prior to taking up their appointment in each of the last four years; what consultancy agreements his Department had with those firms in each such year; and how many consultants from those firms have advised his Department in each such year.

Photo of Edward Davey Edward Davey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

Central records indicate that the following amounts have been paid to PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst and Young, Deloitte and KPMG in each of the last four complete financial years;

April 2007-08 £
PWC 789,737.96
Ernst and Young
Deloitte 3,109,935.58
KPMG 250,865.50
April 2008-09 £
PWC 4,055,985.64
Ernst and Young
Deloitte 1,990,035.28
KPMG 1,135,429.15
April 2009- 10 £
PWC 927,122.30
Ernst and Young 148,737.25
Deloitte 1,091,613.67
KPMG 1,401,705.07
April 2010-11 £
PWC 56,266.00
Ernst and Young 39,826.00
Deloitte 2,345,964.70
KPMG 314,869.45

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