The National Lottery Commission has advised that during 2009 they made one payment of £1,500.37 to Hill and Knowlton, on 12 March.
No further payments have been made and the commission has no ongoing contract with Hill and Knowlton. All payments made to Hill and Knowlton were in respect of media relations support, strategic communications advice, planning and stakeholder engagement support, primarily for the delivery of the Third Licence Competition. The contract was awarded to Hill and Knowlton after a full competitive tender process.
All contracts are commercially confidential and because of this it would be inappropriate to place a copy in the Library of the House.
VisitBritain pays £907.38+VAT per calendar month to Connect Public Affairs for a political monitoring and support service. In the last 12 months that totals £10,889+VAT.
VisitBritain inform us that their contract with Connect Public Affairs is commercially confidential, and because of this it would be inappropriate to place a copy in the Libraries of the House as requested.