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Accountants And Consultants

Volume 31: debated on Friday 12 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list the occasions on which his Department has used from outside the Civil Service (a) accountants, (b) management consultants and (c) other consultants since June 1979, giving in each case the dates and nature of the assignment, together with the names of the individuals, partnerships or institutions involved.

Details of consultancy assignments commissioned by the Welsh Office since June

Consultancy Assignments
Name of Individual/PartnershipStatusDatesNature of Assignment
Arthur Anderson & Co.AccountantsFebruary 1981Review of Welsh Water Authority charges.
Price WaterhouseAccountantsDecember 1981–January 1982Review of Welsh Water Authority budget submission for 1982–83.
Tyzack and PartnersManagement ConsultantsNovember 1981–13 April 1982Recruitment of Chairman of the Welsh Water Authority
Spencer StuartManagement ConsultantsJune 1982 continuingRecruitment of Chariman of Welsh Development Agency
John Brown Tourism, Marketing and Development ServicesMarketingAugust 1982Study of marketing and presentation of Ancient Monuments in Wales.
Water Research CentreHydrogeologists ConsultantJanuary 1981Llanreath Oil Storage Report—documentation of the hydrogeobgical conditions.
D. P. Sanders (Industrial) Ltd.Structural EngineersOctober 1981Llanreath Oil Storage Report—oil storage tank survey.
National Building Agency (Wales)1974–February 1982Insulation of Public and Private Dwellings against traffic noise.
Bowen, Dann and DaviesArchitectsJune 1981 continuingInsulation of public and private dwellings against traffic noise Bangor By-Pass.
Messrs. W. S. AtkinsCivil EngineersJune 1981 continuingInsulation of public and private dwellings against traffic noise. Kilgetty/Stepaside By-Pass
Howard Humphries and PartnersCivil EngineersFebruary 1981 August 1982Insulation of public and private dwellings against traffic noise. Llanbadarn Fawr By-Pass
Husband and Co.Civil EngineersAugust 1981 continuingInsulation of public and private dwellings against traffic noise. Llanfair PG Anglesey By-Pass
Professor G. Margerison Dr. K. Karabadsi Cranfield School of ManagementConsultantsOctober 30–31 1982Seminar for Health Service Chairman or Representativs on Managemen of Change in NHS. Preparation for reorganisation.
Consultants for major trunk road improvements and motorways schemes
ConsultantsNumber of commissions* since June 1979
W. S. Atkins & Partners16
C. H. Dobbie & Partners1
Freedman Fox & Partners2
Sir William Halcrow & Partners1
Howard Humphreys & Partners24
Husband & Co.3
Mander Raikes & Marshall3
L. C. Mouchel & Partners2
Ove Amp & Partners3
Rendel Palmer & Tritton3
R. Travers Morgan & Partners4
Wallace Evans & Partners2
Ward Ashcroft & Parkman1
Sir Owen Williams & Partners5
James Williamson & Partners1
Wardell Armstrong & Partners1
Gifford & Partners1
Veryard & Partners1
Consultant Landscape Architects
Derek Lovejoy & Partners2
Wyn Thomas & Partners3
William Gillespie & Partners2

1979 are in the following tables. To provide fuller details of consultants used for major trunk road improvements and motorway schemes would involve disproportionate cost.


Number of commissions* since June 1979

R. T. M. Planning1
Janie Thomas Associates1
Gareth D. West1
Flora Associates1

* The numbers of commissions are not indicative of the value of the works commissioned.