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RFAS IPT Category Management

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 6 December 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many contracts his Department has signed with RFAS IPT Category Management since 2003; and what the value was of each. (169883)

[holding answer 3 December 2007]: The Category Management procurement process was introduced into the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Support Integrated Project Team in 2004 and the first contract to incorporate this process was placed in 2005. To date, 13 such contracts have been placed, as detailed in the following table:

Contract

Value (£ million)

Financial year 2005-06

RFA Argus

12.0

RFA Wave Ruler

2.9

RFA Oakleaf

4.2

RFA Sir Bedivere

3.6

RFA Gold Rover

8.6

RFA Sir Galahad

2.6

Financial year 2006-07

RFA Sir Bedivere

2.2

RFA Bayleaf

5.0

RFAs Fort George and Orangeleaf

8.0

Financial year 2007-08

RFA Diligence

12.7

RFA Wave Knight

4.7

RFA Black Rover

4.2

RFA Fort Austin

12.0

Total

82.7