Urenco

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 14th January 2014.

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Photo of Adrian Sanders Adrian Sanders Liberal Democrat, Torbay

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how much his Department has spent on external consultants to advise on the proposed sale of the Government's stake in Urenco.

Photo of Michael Fallon Michael Fallon The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills , Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

Responsibility for Urenco transferred to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills from the Department of Energy and Climate Change in February 2013.

To date, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has spent a total of £138,972 on external consultants to advise on the proposed sale of Urenco. In addition, the Department has spent a total of £2,032,389 on specialist technical, financial and legal advice.

We will continue to ensure that costs associated with consultants and external advisers are closely managed.

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