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UK Border Agency: Public Consultation

Volume 494: debated on Thursday 18 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much the UK Border Agency and its predecessors spent on consultants in each of the last five years. (279542)

The amounts spent by the UK Border Agency and its predecessors on consultancy are shown in the following table. Information is not available on the spend for 2004-05 except at disproportionate cost.

UKBA five-year consultancy spend

£

Breakdown of consultancy costs for UKBA

FY 2004-051

FY 2005-06

FY 2006-07

FY 2007-08

FY 2008-09

72504

Administrative Consultancy—Implementation

6,413,345

3,238,876

1,408,508

1,008,667

167,699

72501

Consultancy—Management

7,695,527

1,420,733

3,277,637

3,765,022

5,392,701

72502

Consultancy—IT

5,494,501

5,292

29,337

517,530

1,894,993

72503

Consultancy—Accommodation

14,070,757

293,090

490,469

295,559

121,275

72534

Consultancy—Advice

104,879

478,384

72558

Programme Consultancy—Advice

889,502

3,901,646

72560

Consultancies—Management

1,774,537

3,080,246

15,517,051

15,051,823

72561

Consultancies—IT

5,615,396

4,705,034

5,544,364

2,054,586

72562

Consultancies—Accommodation

12,414,256

6,603,016

3,715,016

1,253,129

72555

Consultancies—Other (programme costs)

58

29,356,401

24,271,119

3,460,274

2,269,130

Adjusted for +1.3m against “0148 UKBA Inter”)

1.3m

Total

33,674,188

54,118,580

43,865,365

34,817,865

33,885,366

1 The 2004-05 data represent the first year of a new financial database and thus do not represent a full year's consultancy cost