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Departmental Consultants

Volume 467: debated on Thursday 22 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what contracts her Department has with external consultants; what the total value, including all VAT and disbursements, of these contracts are for the current financial year; how long each contract lasts; and what the forecast total value is of each contract. (163806)

The information requested could be provided only at disproportionate cost. However, the Department’s financial systems can identify all the contracts awarded for over £20,000 for this financial year. The following table shows the supplier, date of the contract award and the contract value, together with a brief description of the nature of the contract.

Supplier

Contract value (£)

Contract award date

Description

7E COMMUNICATIONS LTD

328,960.00

21 February 2007

Enhanced Command Support Satellite System

ABTECH SAFETY LTD

80,991.12

7 March 2007

Confind Space Rescue Equipment for Urban Search And Research

ACTICA CONSULTING LTD

1,840,000.00

17 October 2007

Security and Resilience Consultancy for Firecontrol

ACTICA CONSULTING LTD

40,300.00

24 July 2007

Impact of the Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) Modernisation Programme

AEA TECHNOLOGY ENVIRONMENT

1,093,881.80

1 April 2007

Communities’ Building Regs Research and Tech Support

AHL BUSINESS ASSURANCE LT

40,000.00

30 April 2007

Provision of Internal Audit Services

ALPINE RESOURCING LTD

176,800.00

1 August 2007

Commercial Director for Firecontrol Project Team

ALSBRIDGE LTD

41,000.00

11 June 2007

Local Management Accounting Team Review

AMTEC CONSULTING LTD

75,520.00

5 March 2007

Project Manager for Commission For Equalities And Human Rights

APTO

30,000.00

31 August 2007

Planning Portal Adobe Forms Development

ASTRON DOCUMENT SERVICES

120,000.00

1 October 2007

Communities’ File Covers

AUTO ELECTRICAL SERVS (MA

1,064,054.44

21 February 2007

Enhanced Command Support Vehicles

BADENOCH AND CLARK

33,670.00

4 October 2007

Build Template Business Cases

BADENOCH AND CLARK

375,000.00

6 August 2007

Lead Advisor on City, Regional and Economic Dev.

BADENOCH AND CLARK

185,000.00

14 May 2007

Human Resource Software (PIMS) Project Manger

BADENOCH AND CLARK

135,000.00

28 February 2007

Procurement Advice Notice Government Agreement Competitive Dialogue

BIZZIMOGUL

119,850.00

10 August 2007

Information Technology Services for Peoplesoft Information Management System Enhancement Programme

BRAVOSOLUTION UK LTD

120,441.00

1 January 2006

Firecontrol Project E-Sourcing Services

CENTRE FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS RESEARCH LTD

48,000.00

15 May 2007

Prov of Economic Support to The Strategic Review

CERTES COMPUTING LTD

40,000.00

9 July 2007

Extempsible Mark-Up Language (XML) Schemas Specialist

COMPUTER PEOPLE LTD

26,030.00

1 July 2007

Data Architect

COMPUTER PEOPLE LTD

106,492.00

1 October 2007

Single National Planning Application Project Manager

Concerto Consulting

70,000.00

30 August 2007

Home Improvement Pack—Energy Adviser—David Lane

CORNWELL MANAGEMENT CONSU

2,590,000.00

26 May 2005

Provision of Security and Resilience Consultancy

DONALDSONS

210,000.00

27 February 2004

Firecontrol Project—Property Advisors

DTZ CONSULTING AND RESEARCH

63,500.00

1 December 2006

Consultancy for Evidence on Integration And Cohesion

EADS DEFENCE AND SECURITY SYSTEMS LTD

213,776,669.00

30 March 2007

Technology and Control Centre Infrastructure

ENTEC UK LTD

69,049.00

9 July 2007

Research on Non Domestic Microgeneration

FAITHWISE LTD

75,000.00

1 January 2007

Special Adviser to the Preventing Extremism Unit

FIELD FISHER WATERHOUSE

51,871.44

30 May 2007

Fire and Rescue Guidance Review

FRAIKIN LTD

1,643,433.36

2 April 2007

Fleet Management and Maintenance

GREENSTREET BERMAN LTD

28,195.00

6 August 2007

Local Target Setting for Fire and Rescue Service

GWS Ltd

191,590.80

11 July 2007

Lnfc4local—Graphic Design and Typesetting Service

HEDRA PLC

149,352.50

19 April 2007

Government Office Transformation Programme

HEDRA PLC

217,800.00

22 August 2007

Commercial Register Delivery Manager

Informed Solutions Ltd

118,255.00

6 September 2007

Deprivation Index Mapping Tool

Informed Solutions Ltd

78,741.00

2 October 2007

Data Interchange Hub (IT)

INFOTERRA

48,500.00

1 April 2007

Procurement of Aerial Imagery

INNOGISTIC SOFTWARE PLC

72,000.00

1 April 2006

Fire Service Emergency Cover (FSEC) Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Support and Maintenance

Insight Management and Systems Ltd

75,000.00

16 August 2007

Thames Gateway Programme Systems Executive

INTELLIGENT ADDRESSING LT

20,800.00

26 June 2007

National Land and Property Gazetteer Data

KATE MCALLISTER CONSULTAN

41,710.00

29 May 2007

Supporting People and Disabled Facilities Grant

KPMG

160,493.00

2 May 2007

Home Improvement Pack—Local Authority Charging Options Consultancy

LA INT COMPUTER CONSULTAN

53,328.00

1 October 2007

Test Development to the Fire Control Project

LA INT COMPUTER CONSULTAN

57,600.00

26 July 2007

Commercial Register Senior Requirements Analyst

LA International

80,000.00

30 August 2007

Planning Portal E-Consultation Development Project Manager

LA International

21,109.00

22 October 2007

Planning Portal—E-Consultation Take Up Consultant

LA International

51,000.00

5 November 2007

Data Interchange Hub—Project Manager

MACDONALD HUMFREY (AUTOMATION) LTD

368,760.00

29 June 2007

Mass Decontamination Flow Control System

MET OFFICE

100,000.00

1 October 2006

Met Office—Weather Services

Morgan Hunt

110,000.00

1 August 2007

Thames Gateway Head of Finance

MOTT MACDONALD LTD

221,892.00

14 February 2007

Appointment of a National Project Manager

N 0 P MARKET RESEARCH GRO

59,595.00

1 October 2007

Feasibility Study for Communities Attitudes Survey

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR SOCIA

93,950.00

14 May 2007

Training for the Senior Civil Service Analytical Techniques

NESCOMMS LTD

49,350.00

29 September 2007

Service Level Manager

OGC

84,161.00

2 May 2007

Thames Gateway Project Mgt And Planning Consultant

OPERATIONAL RSEARCH IN HE

30,920.00

2 July 2007

Analysis on the Current P and P For Co-Responding

OUTREACH ORGANISATION LTD

164,000.00

4 June 2007

Line Access and Casualty Management Training

OVE ARUP AND PARTNERS

98,499.00

24 July 2007

Planning for a Sustainable Future

PA Consulting

956,000.00

28 September 2007

Home Improvement Pack Programme Support Agreement

PARITY RESOURCES

68,000.00

17 August 2007

Link Project Manager

Parity Resources

23,400.00

14 June 2007

Supporting People—Project Resource Agreement

Parity Resources

76,500.00

31 July 2007

Thames Gateway Project Manager

Parity Resources

47,144.00

16 August 2007

Thames Gateway Data Analyst

Parity Resources

51,063.00

19 October 2007

Planning Portal E-Consultation Set Baseline 4 Benefits Measuring

PARITY SOLUTIONS LTD

68,000.00

17 August 2007

Communities IT Network (Link) Project Manager

PARITY SOLUTIONS LTD

66,360.00

22 August 2007

Test Development to the Fire Control Project

PKF

100,000.00

24 October 2005

Finance, Accountancy and Taxation Advisory Services

PPAL

44,850.00

27 July 2007

Planning Portal E-Planning Local Authority Web Site Review

PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS

63,000.00

12 October 2006

Support Preparation for Sustainable Homessylvia Bu

REED PERSONNEL SERVICES P

82,400.00

5 March 2007

Project Manager for Commission for Equalities and Human Rights

REED PERSONNEL SERVICES P

82,400.00

12 March 2007

Project Manager and Human Resource Projects for Commission for Equalities and Human Rights

REED PERSONNEL SERVICES P

59,200.00

12 March 2007

Workstream Leader for Commission for Equalities and Human Rights

RESPIREX INTERNATIONAL

56,625.36

25 July 2007

Power Respirator Protective Suit—Air Filter Unit

Secor Consulting

21,720.00

10 September 2007

Listed Advice Scheme Support Contract

Securetest

27,700.00

25 October 2007

Securetest—Advice Only

Serco (Prev Cornwell)

25,200.00

4 July 2007

IT Support

Serco Consulting

41,650.00

14 November 2007

Telephony—Expert Input to Telephony Strategy

SERCO LTD

10,460,669.00

3 May 2006

New Dimension Project

SJ PROCUREMENT LTD

30,000.00

23 October 2007

Procurement Capability Review Support

TRIBAL HCH LTD

215,000.00

2 April 2007

Consulting Support to the Commission of Equalities and Human Rights

TURNER AND TOWNSEND (134266

156,600.00

17 April 2007

Firecontrol Project Provision of Regional Control Centre Tenants Rep

VEGA GROUP PLC

252,985.00

16 April 2007

Electronic Collection Of Fire and Research Service Operation Statistics

VENN GROUP

63,180.00

3 September 2007

Provision of a Contract Accountant For Fire Control

WEST OF ENGLAND UNIVERSIT

174,705.00

22 March 2007

Foundation Degree in Development Management

WHITE CONSULTANTS LTD

306,340.00

1 April 2007

Support for Transformation Including New Ways of Working

WHITE YOUNG GREEN

128,843.25

10 July 2007

A Review of Non-Household Minor Developments

WHITEHEAD MANN LTD

100,000.00

6 July 2007

Recruitment of CEO for Homes and Community Agency

WILTSHIRE COLLEGE

127,239.78

20 July 2007

Urban Search and Rescue Chainsaw Course Instruction

ZURICH RISK SERVICES

24,166.80

21 August 2007

New Dimension Lifting of Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) Inspections

241,108,104.53