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Departmental Consultants

Volume 503: debated on Wednesday 6 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much has been spent on consultants advising on the Higher Level schemes in the last three years. (308238)

The consultancy costs associated with the Higher Level Stewardship scheme cannot be identified separately from the cost of delivering the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) as a whole.

In delivering the RDPE, the only consultancy costs incurred related to the design of workflow processes and the development work around IT system changes. These costs amounted to:






2009-10 (forecast)