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Departmental Surveys

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) how much his Department spent on each (a) survey and (b) independent report it commissioned in each of the last five years; and which organisation was contracted in each such case; (317158)

(2) what (a) surveys and (b) independent reports commissioned by his Department were undertaken in each of the last five years; how much each cost; and which organisation undertook each.

The table shows how much my Department spent on our commissioned surveys and independent research reports for each year over the last five years, with the relevant organisation given in each case.

Commissioned organisation

Cost1

Surveys

2005-06

BMRB

£1,180,000

2006

RSE Cons Ltd.

£30,000

2006

BMRB

£51,000

2006

Ipsos MORI

£91,000

2006-07

BMRB

£1,796,000

2007

Nottingham University Business School

£47,000

2007

BMRB

£97,000

2007

ORC International

£5,000

2007-08

BMRB

£1,500,000

2008

BMRB

£69,000

2008

BMRB

£34,000

2008-09

BMRB

£1,406,000

2009

Continental

£50,000

2009

BMRB

£62,000

2009

BMRB

£27,000

2010

Ipsos MORI

£9,000

Independent Reports

2005

Cragg Ross Dawson

£24,000

2005

University of Stirling

£5,000

2005

Anglia University

£33,000

2005

Ipsos RSL

£38,000

2005

MasterCard

£20,000

2005

BOP

£25,000

2005

BMRB

£54,000

2005

National Opinion Research Centre

US$83,000

2005

University of Nottingham

£29,000

2006

Trauma Training

£16,000

2006

Frontier Economics

£55,000

2006

Work Foundation

£25,000

2006

Work Foundation

£50,000

2006

Experian

£10,000

2006

Lancaster University

£50,000

2006

David Trickley

£15,000

2006

Anne Eyre Trauma Training

£29,000

2006

De Montfort University

£44,000

2006

PWC

£100,000

2006

CIPFA

£60,000

2006

Morris Hargreaves McIntyre

£29,000

2006

Freshminds

£29,000

2006

Campbell Keegan Limited

£25,000

2006-07

Frontier Economics (comprised of several pieces of work)

£179,000

2007

Experian

£15,000

2007

BMRB and others

£114,000

2007

BMRB

£20,000

2007

TBR

£45,000

2008

PWC

£81,000

2008

BOP

£15,000

2008-09

Analysys Mason

£50,000

2008-09

BMRB

£23,000

2009

Frontier Economics (comprised of several pieces of work)

£85,000

2009

Europe Economics

£15,000

2009

PMP

£37,000

2009

BMG

£45,000

2009

Ipsos MORI

£24,000

2009

ARUP

£47,000

1 All figures rounded to the nearest £1.000.

This does not include policy reports as we do not collect information on that basis.