Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Consultants

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 18th July 2022.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Labour, Hemsworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much his Department has spent on consultancy fees in (a) 2020, (b) 2021 and (c) 2022; and what the name is of each consultancy contracted.

Photo of Jane Hunt Jane Hunt Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

The Department’s consultancy spend is published in BEIS Annual Reporting Accounts within ‘Legal, professional and consultancy’ costs and can be found in table 4.1 here. A more detailed breakdown of consultancy costs can be found in the Accountability Report on page 82.

Spend relating to financial year 2021-22 will be published later this year. BEIS Annual Report & Accounts are laid in Parliament once they have been certified by the Comptroller & Auditor General (C&AG).

All consultancy costs with details of the provider are published on gov.uk here. Further transactions will be published during 2022.

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