To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list each management or computer consultancy contract awarded by his Department in 1987, giving in each case the name of the consultancy firm and the subject of the assignment.
Comprehensive records of all contracts with consultancy firms are not held centrally. It would be disproportionately expensive to collect all the information required. The following list identifies those management and computing consultancies which began in 1987 and are valued at £10,000 or more.
|Firm||Subject of Assignment|
|CACI Inc. International||NIS-TR121A and TR529 forms—Computerisation|
|Files and PQs databases—Mi,nor Modification|
|DDS—Maintenance and Support Lands Management System|
|Central Computer Service||Study of Highway Data needs in London|
|DE Barnard Systems Ltd.||NIS Quality Assurance—Technical Review|
|HM Systems||Further computerisation of Transport and Road Research Laboratory— administrative support services|
|Howard Humphries and Partners||Maintenance and Support of DEFLEC and CHART—road condition survey material|
|Structures Database Maintenance Contract|
|Bridges Database Phase 2 Merging and Standardising Databases|
|JMP Consultants Ltd||Supply and Maintenance of RMMS DCD software—road maintenance management material|
|Learmonth Burchett Management Systems||NIS Central Consultancy|
|Logsys Ltd.||3rd Party Claims Database Phase 1 Highways Inquiries Database Phase 1 and 2|
|Matt Hall||Industrial Bonus Scheme|
|Matt Hall||Vehicle Examiners in Testing Stations|
|MVA Systematica||Coding of COBA 10—cost benefit analysis system|
|Peat Marwick McLintock||Logical Design for RMMS|
|PE Consultants||Provision of independent means of assessing/validating manpower levels (in AA and AO grade) in Drivers Division|
|Perth Crest||Winter Fleet Maintenance|
|S. G. Bisson||Bridges database Report Generator Pace Data Load|
|SIA||NISR/CHART Interface Contract|
|NIS—Graphical Presentation Utility|
|NISR and Accidents Maintenance Contract|
|Savoy Software Science Ltd.||Support and Development of RMMS —Two Counties Study|
|Total Video||NIS—Video Copying|
|Touche Ross||IFCOS—Stage One|
|Transportation Planning Associates||Maintenance of OSCADY|
|Wootton Jeffries||ROTAN 2—Annual average day flow of traffic calculations for census work.|
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what was the total amount spent by his Department in 1987 on management and computer consultancy contracts, excluding hardware and software purchases.
[holding answer 29 March 1988]: The total amount spent by the Department in 1987 on management and computer consultancy contracts, excluding hardware and software purchases, was £2·3 million.