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National Lottery Commission: Consultants

Volume 487: debated on Monday 26 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much was spent by (a) the National Lottery Commission and (b) the Gambling Commission on recruitment consultants in each of the last five years; and which companies provided these services. (249791)

The information is as follows:

(a) The National Lottery Commission has provided the information in the following table for spend on recruitment consultants.

Financial year

Cost of recruitment agencies (£)

2003-04

49,012

2004-05

76,718

2005-06

47,901

2006-07

12,530

2007-08

55,811

Note:

All figures include VAT.

The recruitment companies used were as follows:

Capita Resourcing Ltd.

Career Moves Ltd.

Coby Philips (RBS Factors)

Connect Executive Resourcing Ltd.

Hays Office Support

Jonathan Wren

KPMG UK

Morgan Hunt Public Sector Ltd.

Parkway Associates

PMR Ltd.

Tate Employment

Thomas International UK Ltd.

Total Jobs Group Ltd.

The National Lottery Commission is unable to provide the names of recruitment consultants used in financial years 2003-04 and 2004-05 except at disproportionate cost as their electronic finance system was changed for financial year 2005-06 onwards and to provide the information would require thorough examination of two years of invoices.

(b) The Gambling Commission has provided the information in the following table for spend on recruitment consultants. The Gambling Commission came into existence on 1 October 2005.

Financial year

Cost of recruitment agencies (£)

2005-061

286,286

2006-07

276,991

2007-08

152,551

1 1 October 2005 to 31 March 2006.

Note:

All figures include VAT.

The recruitment companies used were:

Adecco UK Ltd.

Badenoch and Clark

Capita Business Services Ltd.

Carlisle Staffing

Elan Computing

Ellis Jay Consulting

Frazer Jones

G2 Legal

Hays Office Support

Hudson Global Resources

Katie Bard

Michael Page

Morgan Hunt

Odgers Ray and Berndston

Pathway Resourcing

PPS

Reed Payroll Management