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Crossrail: Consultants

Volume 480: debated on Friday 17 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much has been spent on consultation fees for the Crossrail project. (225609)

The amount spent by the Department for Transport on financial, legal and technical consultancy fees in support of Crossrail is shown in the following table.

Amount (£)

2003-04

1,144,920

2004-05

1,780,816

2005-06

2,621,620

2006-07

3,962,625

2007-08

4,416,936

2008-09 (to end September)

2,798,708

Total

16,725,625

The figures include consultancy costs incurred by the Department both in support of the Bill process and on the development of the funding and governance arrangements for the Crossrail project.