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Consulting Engineers (Overseas Commission)

Volume 21: debated on Monday 29 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what was the total estimated capital value of new overseas commissions awarded to consulting engineers in the United Kingdom in 1981 and for each of the preceding five years at constant prices; and if he will break the figures down to show the separate categories such as railways, power stations, water supply sectors, and so on.

No figures on the capital value of consultancies are held by the Government. However, figures for the annual value of overseas engineering consultancy earnings are given in table 3ยท9 of the United Kingdom Balance of Payments 'Pink Book', though these are in current price terms only.