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