Details of the outside agencies and consultancies who are currently undertaking work commissioned by the Department are not held centrally and a complete list could be provided only at disproportionate cost. 399 different agencies and consultancies worked for the central Department and its agencies during financial year 2006-07 on commissions that have been recorded within the Department's accounting systems as consultancy.
The following are examples of some of the projects undertaken during 2006-07:
Technical consultancy for a digital tachograph project;
Study to Review Proposals for an In-Service Testing of Low Emission Diesel Engines;
Organisational Consultancy for the DVLA Local Office Directorate;
Advice in Connection with Development of a New DVLA Pay Structure;
Development of a Business Case for Automatic Number Plate Reader;
Development of a Business Case for Weigh in Motion Systems;
Traffic Officer Service Development;
Development of a Journey Time Reliability Measures;
Business Improvement Projects;
Cycling Demonstration Towns - to Measure Cycle Trips.