Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Consultants (Fees) – 19 November 1986

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Consultants (Fees) on 19th November 1986.


Mr. Dobson Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what will be the spending of his Department on fees to outside consultants in the current year; and what it was in 1979-80 and each intervening year.

Mr. Major The expenditure by the Department in 1984-85, 1985-86 and the estimated expenditure for 1986-87 is as follows:

Year | £ Million

1984-85 | 7,600

1985-86 | 13,646

1986-87 | 17,000