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British Crime Survey

Volume 479: debated on Monday 1 September 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the annual cost of conducting the British Crime Survey was in each of the last five years. (220690)

The Home Office commission an external survey research company to carry out the British Crime Survey on its behalf. The contract for this work is let every three years following a competitive tendering exercise. The cost of this contract in each of the years asked about was £3.1 million in 2003-04, £4.5 million in 2004-05, £4.6 million in 2005-06, £4.8 million in 2006-07 and £4.6 million in 2007-08.