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Departmental Public Participation

Volume 476: debated on Tuesday 20 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how much his Department spent on (a) written consultations, (b) consultation roadshows and (c) stakeholder focus groups in each of the last three years. (205832)

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills what consultants have been contracted by his Department to conduct public participation activities in the last three years; and how much expenditure his Department has incurred on each such contract to date. (206217)

DIUS has used the following contractors, consultants and companies for public participation activities:

Consultancy/Contractors

Purpose

Cost

Survey Monkey

Higher Level Skills on-line consultation (Also used for internal surveys)

One year licence of $200

EZ Media

Developing websites to support public consultations on ESOL and Information Adult Learning.

£8,695.00

Dialogue by Design

Development of Innovation Nation on-line consultation

£18,741.25