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Departments: Marketing

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 17 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what the cost of setting up his new Department is; and how much has been budgeted for (a) fees paid to advisors, (b) replacing official stationery and (c) other transition costs. (147542)

[holding answer 4 July 2007]: The costs of setting up the Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform are ongoing and the processes will take some time to complete. I will write to the hon. Member setting out the costs once these processes have been completed and place copies of the letter in the Libraries of both Houses.

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what the total cost was of creating signs displaying his Department’s name for ministerial offices. (147812)

The Department has incurred no additional costs associated with providing signage for the ministerial Offices as these signs are produced internally and by reusing existing signage.

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how much has been spent on external consultancy fees involved in the (a) relocation and (b) rebranding of his Department, broken down by (i) company contracted and (ii) services provided. (147814)

The information is as follows.

To date:

No external consultancy fees have been incurred in the relocation of the Department.

Bell Design has been paid £10,563.50 for graphic design services.