To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish the (a) date of commissioning, (b) date of production and (c) fees payable for each report commissioned by HS2 Ltd from PwC.
HS2 Ltd regularly seeks advice from experts and consultants to help deliver the project in the most efficient way possible. The costs incurred with PwC are strictly controlled through HS2 Ltd’s procurement and contractual management processes.
HS2 Ltd has engaged with PwC on a variety of work since 2013, and they have provided services to HS2 Ltd which include (but is not limited to):
Auditing Services; Internal Auditing; Professional Procurement Services; Accountancy Services; Assurance and Risk Services; Commercial services; Economic Research; Engineering Services - Surveying and Building Valuation; Finance Consultancy; Procurement Consultancy; Property and Construction Consultancy; Strategic Consultancy; and Technical Consultancy.
All HS2 Ltd Expenditure over £25,000 is published on a monthly basis here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dft-departmental-spending-over-25000.