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Departmental Consultants

Volume 485: debated on Thursday 18 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland with reference to the answer of 12 November 2008, Official Report, column 1209W, on departmental consultants, which organisations were used as external consultants in (a) the last 12 months and (b) the last five years. (243397)

The information on which organisations were used as external consultants in (a) the last 12 months and (b) the last three years is detailed in the following lists.

(a) Organisations used as external consultants for the period April 2007 to March 2008:

NI Youth Forum

ASM Howarth

Isherwood and Ellis

Anderson Spratt

Disability Action

EC Harris

Kairos

Goldblatt McGuigan

Real Asset Management

Deloitte

Moore Stephens

DLA Piper

FGS McClure Watters

22 Care Work

Carter Goble Associates

Capita Learning and Development

PKF (Panel, Kerr and Foster) Consultancy

Myles Danker Estate Management Advice

PR Services

Price Waterhouse Cooper

Quest Consulting

BDO Stoy Hayward

Northern Defence Industries Ltd.

Building Design Partnership

Whitewater

Siemens

L'Estrange and Brett

Mosiac

T and S International

Mott Macdonald

NI Peacebuilders

UKAS (Accredited Testing for Laboratories)

Deramore Consulting

Carnagh Communication

Quality Business Management

Web Design Solutions

Al Consultancy

Jura Consultants

iB Solutions

Helm Corporation

RWDP Ltd.

IT Alliance

KPMG

No Tomatoes

British Telecom

Grafton Recruitment

Graphic Printing Service

Mentec

The Old School

Coppernoise

Net-Finity

Police Rehabilitation and Retraining Trust

Label One Ltd.

Quadrant

Odgers, Ray and Berndston

Peninsula Print and Design Ltd.

Microsoft

Jenkinson Consulting

Page Setup

SELEX

ICS Computing Ltd.

Milward Brown Ulster

Qinetig

Fujitsu

(b) Organisations used as external consultants is not available for the last five years and to obtain this information would incur disproportionate costs. The following list provides information on organisations used as external consultants for the periods April 2006 to March 2007 and April 2005 to March 2006:

For the period April 2006 to March 2007:

Deloitte

L'Estrange and Brett

Tim Lewis Recruitment

Grafton Recruitment

OGC Strategic Assignment Consultancy Service

Osprey Mott MacDonald

CPCR Ltd.

T and S International

Parasol

Parity

Scrutiny Panel

Singularity

AH Design

Dream Group Ltd.

British Telecom

Jenkinson Consultancy

Crown Architectural

Mentec International Ltd.

Price Waterhouse Coopers

ARCS (UK) Ltd.

BIC Systems

The Whitehall and Industry Group

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

Hewlett Packard

Stredia

NI Youth Forum

RPS Group plc

Young Minds

Community Dialogue

PA Consulting Group

Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy

Anderson Spratt

DLA Piper

Anne McMurray Consulting Ltd.

Keppie Design

Photobase

Martin Allnutt and Associates

Operational Team

BDS Solutions

JBM Consultants Ltd.

Building Design Partnership

Biznet

Watts and Partners

Newell and Budge

Aedas

BDO Stoy Hayward

Cleaver Fulton Rankin

Queens University Belfast

For the period April 2005 to March 2006:

CPCR Ltd

OGC Strategic Assignment Consultancy Service

Daniell Consulting

Deloitte

T and S International

Watts and Partners

Williamson Consulting

Keppies Design

IB Solutions

Grafton Recruitment

L'Estrange and Brett

BDO Stoy Hayward

Jenkinson Consulting

Napier Watson

AH Design

Parity

Colin Burrows CICS Ltd

ASM Horwath

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Anderson Spratt

Tim Lewis Recruitment

Clariteq Systems Consulting

AASK

The Test Store

Penna PLC

Turley Associates

Osprey Mott MacDonald

TTC International

Clare Consulting

PA Consulting

DLA Piper

Cleaver Fulton and Rankin

Securetest

Anderson Spratt

BB Consultancy Ltd.

Parasol

MMMA

Aedas

ICS Computing

Queens University Belfast

Building Design Partnership

Hewlett Packard

Forensic Science Services

Karolyn Cooper Drafting Services

Mentec International Ltd

JBM Consultants Ltd

Crown Architectural

The Whitehall and Industry Group