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Management Consultants

Volume 78: debated on Monday 29 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the contracts, with the subject of assignment. awarded to management consultancy firms by his Department in 1984, with the name of the consultants concerned.

The Ministry of Defence awarded 19 contracts to management consultancy firms during 1984. The list is as follows:

Name of Firm and Assignment

Theta Analysis & Systems Ltd.

Review of Management Functions within Directorate of Projects (Fighting Vehicles and Engineer Equipment) 2—Phase 2

Cranfield Education Technology Unit

Study of Computer Based Training for the Royal Navy.

Leslie Hays & Associates Ltd.

Review of Director General Stores and Transport (Navy) operating accounts.

PA Computers and Telecommunications Ltd (PACTEL)

Handover of work from PACTEL to MOD Staf for the implementation of the Study into Defence Fixed Telecommunications.

OD (Management Consultancy) Ltd

Feasibility Study into Contractorising Administrative functions at the Central Ordnance Depot, Bicester.

Coopers & Lybrand Associates

Survey of the Director General Defence Accounts Organisation.

Ken Snooks International

Management Audit of Director General of Defence Contracts assistance with the investigation into Purchasing.

Arthur Young McClelland Moore & Co.

Management Audit of Director General of Defence Contracts assistance with the Accountancy Services phase.

Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co.

Management Audit of Director General of Defence Contracts assistance with the Technical costs phase.

Healey & Baker

Survey of Defence Lands.

Touche Ross & Co.

Definitive Study of the Maintenance and Repair Systems of Aircraft Engines and Components at the Royal Naval Aircraft Yard Fleetlands.

Atkins Planning

Planning into feasibility of Contractorising the Engineering

Depot Long Marston.

Leslie Hayes & Associates Ltd

Assistance with the Management Audit of the Directorate of Marine Services (Naval).


Assistance with a Manpower Control Study.

New Business Developments

Selection and Development of Dockyard Managers.

Linklater & Paines

Study of MOD Legal Services.


Communications Strategy for Chief Executive Royal Dockyards.


Communications Assistance Consultancy—Chief Executive Royal Dockyards.

Arren Management Services

Consultancy Assistance on Industrial Relations for Chief Executive Royal Dockyards.