Cost of consultants at TfL

Meeting: 
MQT on 2011-11-16
Session date: 
November 16, 2011
Reference: 
2011/3280
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Please provide a breakdown of the total spend by TfL on consultants, per year, for 2008/2009, 2009/2010 and 2010/2011? Please break these down by departments within TfL.

Answer

Answer for Cost of consultants at TfL

Answer for Cost of consultants at TfL

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Officers are drafting a response which will be sent shortly.

Written answer provided on 9 December 2011:

As part of TfL's savings and efficiencies programme to save £7.6 billion by 2017/18, TfL is actively working to reduce the number of management consultants contracted.

From 2008/09 to 2010/11, the cost of management consultants fell by 58 per cent.

  2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 to date London Underground/Rail £19,233,000 £18,748,000 £6,079,000 £2,331,000 Surface Transport £9,309,000 £7,901,000 £4,604,000 £3,347,000 Corporate £18,647,000 £11,144,000 £8,966,000 £5,323,000 Total £47,189,000 £37,793,000 £19,649,000 £11,001,000