Department for Transport: Consultants

Department for Transport written question – answered on 9th January 2017.

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Photo of Richard Burden Richard Burden Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will name each of the external consultants contracted by his Department to carry out work to implement the recommendations of the Maritime Growth Study since September 2015; and what the (a) completion date and (b) value is of each such contract.

Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Minister of State (Department for Transport)

There have been three external consultancies which have carried out work to implement the recommendations of the Maritime Growth Study. They are:

KPMG consultancy services undertook an analysis of commercial opportunities within the Maritime and Coastguard Agency at a cost of £207,744.00 (inclusive of VAT). It reported on 14 September 2016.

Oxford Economics undertook a review to update its assessment of the requirement for seafarers in the UK maritime sector at a cost of £113,238 (inclusive of VAT). It reported on 31st October 2016.

Frazer-Nash with Oxford Economics undertook a review of Support for Maritime Training (SMarT) funding at a cost of £122,287 (inclusive of VAT). It reported on 31st December 2016.

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