Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Consultants

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 19th July 2022.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Labour, Hemsworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how much her 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 Matt Warman Matt Warman Minister of State

The 21-22 Annual Report & Accounts figures are subject to audit and expected to be published in early November. We are unable to provide data on consultancy spend prior to the conclusion of the audit.

The 20-21 consultancy spend as per DCMS 20-21 published accounts (page 135) was £16.6m. The listing for the £16.6m is set out below and is net of a credit of £1.914m on reversed expenditure.

The 19-20 consultancy spend as per DCMS 19-20 published accounts (page 135) was £3.9m. The listing for the £3.9m is set out below including £0.164m relating to corrections to the data.

Details of all third-party government contracts, including the Supplier, are published on Contracts Finder above £10,000, for the core Department, and above £25,000, for the wider public sector.

20-21 Consultancy Supplier Listings

Supplier

Amount

346 Consultancy Limited

10,080.00

Anthony William Catt

1,000.00

ANUBHAV JAIN

5,000.00

Astarte Limited

1,800.00

Bain & Company Inc UK

906,100.00

BBC Accounts Receivable

13,000.00

BDO LLP

523,076.40

Beckford Executives

500.00

Behavioural Insights Ltd

9,570.00

Brick Court Chambers

5,250.00

Cabinet Office (Citi Tr)

126,718.18

Climate Associates

11,444.00

Contemporary Visual Arts Network

300.00

Cornerstone Barristers

- 270.00

Corporate Blue Consulting Ltd

5,700.00

David Fogel

1,500.00

DB Consulting Group Pty Ltd

6,600.00

Deloitte LLP

2,512,566.80

Dentons UKMEA LLP

660,208.30

Department of Education

50,400.00

Digirep Nigeria Ltd

12,384.25

DLA Piper (Liverpool)

330,557.49

DLA Piper UK LLP (Leeds Office Only)

201,473.12

DLA Piper UK LLP (London Office Only)

32,153.03

DLA Piper UK LLP (Sheffield Office Only)

146,966.20

Dona Haj Ltd

8,000.00

Economic Insight Limited

42,000.00

Enterprise Academy International Limited

19,999.00

Ernst & Young (EY)

2,499,356.70

ETSI (European Telecommunications Standa

123,880.66

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

111,293.03

Faculty Science Limited

294,500.00

Faizal Asher Ismail

2,500.00

FarrPoint Ltd

10,212.50

Foreign Commonwealth & Development Off

5,443.09

Frontier Economics Ltd

221,719.00

Fujitsu Services Ltd

133,440.00

Georgina Ella Harding Limited

2,500.00

Government Actuary Department

41,451.17

GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS HQ (GCHQ)

23,851.78

Government Legal Department

17,673.00

Hazel Bees Consulting Ltd

3,840.00

Historic England

- 2,058.34

Home Office

166,725.19

Infrastructure & Projects Authority

13,880.00

Intelligent Risks Limited

6,000.00

International Association

5,628.93

Kantar UK Ltd

23,902.20

Knight Frank LLP

45,000.00

KPMG LLP

159,285.00

Lakesmith Consulting Ltd

16,200.00

Linklaters LLP

136,000.00

lnclusion in Arts UK Ltd

150.00

Local Partnerships LLP

505,031.88

Mace Ltd

47,030.00

Modern Art Oxford

300.00

Mr Christopher Knight - 11KBW

4,301.67

Mr George Peretz

738.00

Mr K Latham

4,999.00

NESTA

26,000.00

Oliver Wyman Ltd

181,500.00

ON PURPOSE CAREERS LTD

30,768.62

PA CONSULTING GROUP

35,700.00

Pentara Consulting Services Ltd

30,000.00

Pinsent Masons LLP

613,539.58

Plum Consulting

43,250.00

PRICEWATERHOUSE COOPERS LLP

3,327,797.80

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

2,619,488.00

Quo Imus Ltd T/a QI Consulting

40,800.00

Ryan Turner

- 733.50

Sarah McFadden

2,305.20

Savills

4,677.00

Scottish Contemporary Art Network - SCAN

300.00

Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service

10,000.00

Slaughter and May

628,149.24

SOCIAL JUSTICE COLLECTIVE LTD

5,999.99

Softcat Plc

15,245.52

Spark Ninety Limited

45,330.00

Stance Global Ltd

35,412.00

Tech Grow Limited

2,500.00

The Indus Entrepreneurs Bangalore

324.08

The Royal Academy of Engineering

3,100.00

THEM Design Ltd

4,800.00

TLT LLP

153,119.12

University of Cambridge

4,800.00

Up Spring Ltd

1,000.00

VAGW (Visual Arts Group Wales)

300.00

Veran Performance Ltd

339,540.00

Visual Arts South West

150.00

Webb Search Limited

17,360.00

West Midlands Combined Authority

36,000.00

Wysing Arts Charity

300.00

Yorkshire & Humber Visual Arts

300.00

Young Samuel Chambers (YSC) Ltd

14,560.00

YunoJuno Ltd

8,736.00

- 1,941,548.06

Grand Total

16,609,721.82

19-20 Consultancy Supplier Listings

Supplier

Sum of Amount (Posted)

2T Security Ltd

72,300.00

3 Reasons Ltd

12,000.00

Alistair Lindsay

16,350.00

Annell Howard / Monckton Chambers

- 20.00

Anthony William Catt

8,800.00

Birmingham Organising Committee for the

21,600.00

Blackstone Chambers

1,610.00

Bloom Procurement Services Ltd

75,455.00

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

14,252.80

Classical Numismatic Group LLC

50.00

Climate Associates

10,760.00

Curvestone Ltd

2,796.00

David Fogel

2,392.25

David Miller

150.00

DB Consulting Group Pty Ltd

11,000.00

Deloitte LLP

667,438.40

Digital Radio UK (DRUK)

1,200.00

DLA Piper UK LLP (Leeds Office Only)

- 570.32

Dona Haj Ltd

12,682.50

Enterprise Academy International Limited

5,000.00

ETSI (European Telecommunications Standa

127,406.10

Faculty Science Limited

281,400.00

Farrer & Co LLP

3,882.00

FarrPoint Ltd

5,700.00

Film London

19,900.00

Foreign Commonwealth & Development Off

73,783.14

Frontier Economics Ltd

99,325.00

Global Partners Digital Ltd

4,000.00

GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS HQ (GCHQ)

100,000.00

Government Legal Department

3,347.50

Gowling WLG (UK) LLP

10,628.18

Hazel Bees Consulting Ltd

26,880.00

Historic England

4,935.47

HM Courts & Tribunals Service

113,850.00

HMRC (VAT payments)

9,200.00

Hogan Lovells International LLP

99,725.00

Home Office (Citi Trf)

50,000.00

ICF CONSULTING SERVICES

11,268.00

Infrastructure & Projects Authority

24,000.00

Ion Industries Ltd

900.00

Ipsos (Market Research) Ltd

94,898.53

Joanna van der Lande

273.10

KPMG LLP

198,000.00

Lakesmith Consulting Ltd

65,233.35

Martin Beisly Fine Art Ltd

791.44

Mass Inspire Limited

5,180.49

Matassa Toffolo Ltd

- 926.50

MHR International UK Ltd

2,595.04

Ministry of Defence

1,153.12

Miss Laura Smith

50.00

MKF Holdings Ltd t/a China Policy

62,750.00

Moorhouse Consulting Ltd

25,000.00

Morton & Eden Ltd

50.00

Mott MacDonald Ltd

- 0.50

Mr George Peretz

720.00

My CSP LTD

12,464.40

Ovum t/a Informa Telecoms & Media Ltd

21,060.00

PA CONSULTING GROUP

135,600.00

Pinsent Masons LLP

680,143.56

PRICEWATERHOUSE COOPERS LLP

119,232.00

QinetiQ Limited

- 16,632.00

Quo Imus Ltd T/a QI Consulting

19,200.00

Rochelais Limited T/a True & North

1,080.00

Ryan Turner

5,262.50

SALESFORCE COM EMEA LTD

2,311.51

Sally Osman

10,000.00

Savills

187,698.00

Social Innovation Camp Ltd

3,840.00

Sotheby's

150.00

Stance

5,184.00

Stance Global Ltd

27,648.00

Sundry Supplier - Non Staff Expenses

832.73

The Indus Entrepreneurs Bangalore

2,370.63

Thomas Upchurch

4,999.00

University of Cambridge

4,500.00

Up Spring Ltd

5,000.00

Venia Consulting Limited

- 1,281.60

Who Targets Me Ltd

1,500.00

Xansium Consulting Ltd

5,998.80

164,624.96

Grand Total

3,863,931.58

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