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Consultancy Contracts

Volume 130: debated on Thursday 31 March 1988

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To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 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.

[holding answer 30 March 1988]: The following is the list for the 1987 calendar year:

Human Resource Development Ltd.— Footwear Industry Study.
Technical Change Centre—The success of R & D projects.
Admiral Management Services Ltd., Software Sciences Ltd. —Commercial Computer Security work.
Patrick Associates—Vanguard Awareness.
Computer Sciences Co. Ltd. — Patent Office Computer project.
General Technology Systems Ltd. — Co-ord of IT programmes.
Metron Technology Ltd.—Computer Capacity Planning.
PA Technology (Cambridge)—Study of Industrial Growth Industry.
GEC Transportation Projects Ltd.—Transport study.
Software Sciences Ltd.—Computer study.
Coopers & Lybrand Associates — Effectiveness of Innovation centres.
National Computing Centre Ltd.—Starts Programme.
Expertech Ltd.—Expert Systems Feasibility.
C. M. I. (UK) Ltd.—Study of management, education and training.
A. S. I. UK Ltd.
National Computing Centre Ltd.—Information Systems.
John Drew Tucker Associates—High Definition Television.
P A Technology (Cambridge) — Advice on Inner Cities initiative.
Price Waterhouse Associates—Organisational studies.
Agriconsult—Safety study: Fire resistance.
Best Grange Ltd.—Efficient Ship programme.
Admiral Computing Group — Software Standards & Quality advice.
Organisation and System Innovation Ltd. — Application Study
FRH Associates—Intelligent Knowledge based systems
Taylor Nelson Applied Futures — Home of the future project
AMP Systems Ltd.—Company Information Database
Sherington Software Ltd.—Trade Fairs Computer Schemes
Concurrent Computer Corporation Ltd. — Capacity plan-ning study
PA Computers and Telecommunications — Evaluation of UK Communications
Technical Change Centre—Engineering Research in EEC
Logica UK Limited—Computer Project for Fixed Services
Technical Change Centre — Study of UK Science in key areas of research
Logica UK Limited—Satellite Communications Study
T. William Olle Associates—Database Standards
PA Technology—Sets Study
Cap Industries Ltd.—OSI Upper Layer Architecture
British Telconsult—Advisory Services
Segal, Quince Wickstead—Support for Design Scheme
Prognosis Ltd.—Semi-conductor study
Ewbank Preece Group Ltd.—Overseas Project Monitoring Advice
Patrick Consulting Associates—Quality Assurance Study
Neotech Associates—Large Scale Demonstrator project
The Institute of Mechanical Engineers — Demonstrator project
Prognosis Ltd—Semi-conductor layers on silicon study
Scientific Generics Ltd.—Nanotechnology Project
National Computing Centre Ltd. — Computer graphics study
KPMG Peat Marwick McLintock — OSI Demonstration project
Kennedy and Donkin Power Systems Ltd. — Overseas project evaluation
Hollobone Hibbert and Associates—Computing Database preparation
General Technology Systems Ltd.—Space Cost Study
Mott, Hay and Henderson International—Overseas project study
Computer Market Communications — Super Computer Research
British Telecom Research Laboratories — Cellular Radio consultancy
Spicer and Pegler Associates—Strategy study
Metron Technology Ltd.—Computer Capacity Study
Xionics Limited—Internal Network
Inbucon Management Consultants Ltd. — Awareness Statistical Survey
March Consulting Group—Maintenance UK Study
Brown and Root Vickers Ltd.—Purchasing Consultancy
Met Ocean Consultancy Ltd. — Resources from the Sea Study
PA Technology—Programme advice
CAP Ltd.—Advice on use of RPCTE implementation
WS Atkins and Partners—Advice on EC Public Purchasing procedures
Alpha Industrial Electronics Consultants Ltd. — Large demonstrator programme
British Telecom Research Laboratories—OSI Opportunity Study
Organisation and System Innovations Ltd.—Strategy for Expert EC Systems
Human Resource Development Ltd.—Footwear Industry project
Further Education Unit—CNC Machine Tools in Further Education Study
Price Waterhouse Associates — Software Standards and certification study
HR International — Top management programme and advice on deregulation assistance
Coopers & Lybrand Associates — Organisation of DTI Surface Mount Club
March Consulting Ltd. — Managed Workshop Feasibility Study
Logica Ltd.—Quality Management Systems study
Laser-Scan Labs Ltd.—Advice on computer graphics
Telecomputing PLC—Interface Standard
Coopers & Lybrand Associates — UK Electronic Components Industry Survey
Communications Complex Design Ltd. — Product Design Trends & Accidents Study
Collins Oil & Gas Consultancy Ltd. — Purchasing consultancy
Touche Ross & Co.—Feasibility Study
Technical Audit Ltd. — Register of UK Quality Assessed Companies Study
Organisation and System Innovations Ltd. — VADS Training Study
London Transport International — Overseas Transport Study
Data Dictionary Systems Ltd.—Draft ISO Standard
Organisation and System Innovations Ltd.—Guidelines for Selection of expert Systems Applications
Logica UK Ltd—Vanguard-computer studies
ISC Electronic Systems Ltd.—Vanguard-UK Construction Industry Study
Plessey Telecommunications & Office Systems Ltd. —Cellular Radio Study
Coopers & Lybrand Associates; Ernst & Whinney Management Consultants—Enterprise initiative services
KPMG Peat Marwick McLintock — Review of Foreign Inward Investment Agencies
International Computers Ltd. (UK)—ICL advice on MAIL Network
Wallace Ltd.—Radio Spectrum Review
Organisation & System Innovations Ltd. — VanguardVADS Communities
Arthur D. Little Ltd.—Vanguard-VADS Communities
KPMG Peat Marwick McLintock — Vanguard-VADS Communities
Langton Ltd.—Vanguard-VADS Communities
Hoskyns Group Plc—Vanguard-VADS Communities
PA Computers & Telecommunications Ltd. — VanguardVADS Communities
CAP Ltd.—Vanguard-VADS Communities
SCICON Ltd.—Vanguard-VADS Communities
Price Waterhouse Associates — Vanguard-VADS Communities
Coopers & Lybrand Associates — Vanguard-VADS inter-working study
Baker & Smith Ltd.—Vanguard Community Development Programme