To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will list by project the consultancies (a) his Department and (b) its non-departmental public bodies have used on e-government projects since 1st January 2001. 
Since 1 January 2001 the following consultancies have been used to provide advice on e-government to the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister:active population in England (i) are from ethnic minorities and (ii) people with disabilities. 
The information requested is in the following table.
|Percentage from ethnic minority backgrounds||Percentage with disabilities|
|Audit Commission staff (2001/02)||7.7||3.0|
|Local authority staff (average figures from best value performance indicators 2001/02)||3.2||2.4|
|Economically active population in England (figures from February 2003 Quarterly Labour Force Survey)||7.8||13.2|