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Departmental Contracts

Volume 470: debated on Tuesday 15 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the (a) objective and (b) value was of each contract placed with (i) Deloitte and Touche, (ii) Ernst and Young, (iii) KPMG, (iv) PricewaterhouseCoopers and (v) PA Consulting by his Department and its agencies in each year since 2004-05. (179031)

The following contracts are those awarded over the stated time period:

Contract

Date

£

(i) Deloitte and Touche

Undertaking of sports strategy

September 2004

24,000

Undertaking of Olympic programme assurance

November 2006

50,000

Conducting ICT security compliance/review.

October 2007

58,000

(ii) Ernst and Young

Nil Return

(iii) KPMG

To provide validation of Olympic costs.

November 2005

255,000

(iv) PricewaterhouseCoopers

Review of Olympic cost validation

May 2004

114,000

Study of impact of Olympic Games

October 2004

72,000

Accountancy advice on fees to be charged through Licensing Act 2003

December 2004

29,500

Examination of Government sponsorship of British Library.

February 2005

24,000

Review of public library standards.

August 2006

99,570

Provision of economic advice for Olympics

February 2007

17,000

To ensure VAT regulations/compliance are met

April 2007

18,000

Appraisal and Evaluation of Olympic Games Legacy

October 2007

78,000

Assessment of costs/benefits of World Heritage Site

May 2007

69,000

(v) PA Consulting

Delivery of strategic framework to respond to priorities of local communities.

February 2004

151,410

Provision of advice on agency's governance arrangements

April 2006

26,000

The return includes Royal Parks Agency.