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Departmental Contracts

Volume 474: debated on Tuesday 22 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what contracts were awarded by his Department to (a) KPMG, (b) PricewaterhouseCoopers, (c) Ernst and Young, (d) McKinsey, (e) Deloitte and (f) other consultancy firms in each of the last 12 months; and what the (i) purpose and (ii) value was of each of these contracts. (196586)

The following contracts were awarded by the Department in the last 12 months:

Company

Contract

Value (£)

(a) KPMG

(b) PricewaterhouseCoopers

Assessment of World Heritage Site

69,000

Impact of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games

78,000

(c) Ernst and Young

(d) McKinsey

Consultancy Support for DCMS Transformation Programme

38,500

(e) Deloitte

Review and compliance of ICT Security Strategy

58,000

Support for delivery of transformation programme

104,000

(f) TFG International

Specialist Advice to Government Olympic Executive on 2012

50,000

Organisation Consulting Partnership LLP

Advice on Horserace Betting Levy

59,000

Veredus

Recruitment of Chair for Sport England

21,000

The Work Foundation

Consultancy on Creative Economy Programme Green Paper

49,000

Saxton Bamfylde Hever

Recruitment of Chair for English Heritage

36,000

Odgers Ray Berndtson

Recruitment of Chair for Olympic Delivery Authority

35,000

Recruitment for Head of Projects in Government Olympic Executive

35,000)

Recruitment of Director for Culture

10,000

Ql Consulting

Security Audit of Business Continuity Planning

28,000

Stanton Harris

Facilitation of DCMS Board Awayday

15,000

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what contracts his Department has with Euclid; and what the combined monetary value of such contracts is. (198226)

[holding answer 1 April 2008]: Euclid is currently contracted by DCMS to act as the UK’s cultural contact point for the European Union’s Culture programme. This contract has a monetary value of £50,000 per year for two years. This sum is match funded by the European Commission. Euclid also holds the contract to promote the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue in the UK. The cost of this contract was a one off payment of £10,000.