Four contracts have been awarded to carry out the Government's recent public consultation on alcohol:
1. The Central Office of Information (COI) was awarded a £42,071 contract to produce the consultation documents;
2. COI was awarded a £7,091 contract to produce consultation postcards;
3. The Royal Mail Freepost service is used for returning the postcards, the cost of this service so far is £214.40; and
4. COI was awarded a contract to run regional engagement workshops, at a provisional cost of £208,000.