To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many contracts her Department has held with private security companies in each year since 2008; what the cost of those contracts was; and if she will make a statement.
15 December 2014
DFID has held a total of 8 centrally let contracts with private security companies since 2008 and the total cost of those contracts is £6.2M. The table below provides details by year concerning the number of contracts and the cost of those contracts. It should be noted that some of these contracts were active over multiple years:
Number of Contracts
Cost of Contract (GBP)