To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many companies tendered for the contract for the supply of public relations services for the London Summit with the heads of the G20 in April 2009; and to which company the contract was awarded. (315328)
As stated in my reply to the hon. Member on 16 September 2009, Official Report, column 2232W, no external public relations or public affairs firms were contracted to provide support for the London G20 summit. Eight companies submitted bids.