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Departmental Cleaning Services

Volume 495: debated on Monday 6 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland which organisations provided cleaning services to his Department in each of the last three years; and what the cost of each such contract was in each such year. (280758)

Cleaning services for the Scotland Office is undertaken by various companies. The following table details the various companies and expenditure. Waste collection is also included in the information as some contracts cover both cleaning services and waste collection.

£

Company

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

OCS Group UK Ltd. T/a Cannon

890.01

819.88

748.76

Hannay

2,021.40

Palmer & Co.

1,080.00

Lancaster Office Cleaning Company

25,314.80

26,065.82

25,592.97

Serco Integrated Services

21,495.92

20,257.50

23,351.81

Shanks Waste Management Ltd.

1,435.25

3,120.95

1,428.10

MacDET Hygiene Services Ltd.

460.00

Total expenditure by year

51,157.38

50,724.15

52,201.64