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Consultancy Contracts

Volume 130: debated on Wednesday 30 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 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.

The management and computer consultants awarded contracts in the financial year 1987–88 are as follows:

Management consultancy contracts
FirmSubject of Assingment
Management Consultants
B. J. Stent, Materials Services and ConsultancyProcurement Consultancy
Kinsley LordReview of Assistant Under Secretary command
R. PopeReport on Purchasing
Peat Marwick McLintockFreight Tender Review
Ken Snooks InternationalReview of Thomas Cook/British Airways Implant
SPS Management ServicesForeign and Commonwealth Office Travel Contract
Touche RossStudy of Foreign and Commonwealth Office Computer Audit Requirements
BISReview of Information Handling Requirements of the Diplomatic Service
Computer Consultants
Data GeneralManagement Accounting and Information System
Excel SystemsAn Expenditure Forecasting System
Kinesis Computing LimitedDevelopment of Overseas Systems
BISDevelopment of Overseas Systems
Kode LimitedReview of Faults in Overseas Systems

Firm

Subject of Assingment

Towngate Software LimitedDevelopment of an Overseas Accounting System
Computer Sciences LimitedFolios Consultancy Studies
Logica United Kingdom LimitedFolios Consultancy Studies
Systems Designers Public Limited CompanyFolios Consultancy Studies
The Instruction Set(i)Folios Consultancy Studies
(ii)Administration Records Consultancy
Information and Records Management SystemsFolios Consultancy Studies
Psychometric R + D LimitedFolios Consultancy Studies
Information Resources(i)A Financial Estimates System
(ii)An Overseas Estates Financial System
Software Sciences LimitedAdvice on computer strategy and standards
Price Waterhouse(i)Computerisation of Administration Records
(ii)Replacement of Financial System
Kings Brook Information AssociatesReplacement of System for Library and Records.