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Pa Management Consultants

Volume 226: debated on Wednesday 16 June 1993

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To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will list the projects undertaken by PA management consultants for his Department in the last three years.

[holding answer 15 June 1993]: The consultancy contracts awarded by the DTI to PA Management Consultants over the last three years are as listed.

List of projects undertaken by PA Management Consultants for the DTI in the last three years
  • Telecommunications Market Advisor
  • Visiting Engineers scheme
  • Esprit—CIME support services
  • Study of washing machine: drafting specification for ECO label
  • Evaluation of Regional Selective Assistance
  • Eureka response handling unit ADW's successor
  • Successful purchaser/suppliers relationships studies portfolio
  • Cleaner Technologies stage 11 study
  • Environmental legislation: future of batteries and fuel cells
  • Micromechanics: invitation of Eureka projects
  • Enterprise Counsellor training sessions
  • Evaluation of Regional Selective Assistance—second stage
  • Evaluation of Task Force programme
  • Environment Northern seas conference
  • DTI communications strategy study
  • Personnel management strategy study
  • Evaluation of NPL programme on conformance
  • ITS Quality management services (QMS) project
  • Departmental IS strategy study
  • IS strategy scoping study in DTI's regulatory business area
  • Business seminar for DTI/ITS staff
  • United States biotechnology report
  • Study to measure, monitor and evaluate the open systems phase 2 programme
  • Regional policy research
  • Audit of communications study
  • Support to UK Eureka unit
  • New managing '90s lead booklet
  • Materials Matter 11: Thematic proposal: stereo lithography
  • Feasibility study—Factory of the future
  • Update of the report manufacturing into the 90's Emerging generic technologies
  • Quality initiative in the services Eastcote computer centre BS5750 certification
  • Network security study
  • Wan development project
  • Activities for generic technologies pilot study
  • ITS quality management services (QMS) project—second stage
  • Support and assistance in the production of a series of six videos
  • Market advisor to Telecommunications and Posts division of DTI
  • Resource account for DTI
  • Market testing of DTI's central training function
  • Barriers inhibiting the development and growth of small and medium sized businesses and identification of research gaps
  • Study on the requirements for calibration of Coordinate measuring machines
  • Future of Warren Spring Laboratory
  • Eureka feasibility study
  • Review of client management systems
  • Report of Warren Spring investigation
The figures do not include contracts issued by those executive agencies which have delegated authority to engage consultants.