Date lodged: 1 August 2018
To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-17468 by Humza Yousaf on 25 July 2018, whether it will answer the question that was asked, and provide the list of external consultants that was requested, and the contractual rate agreed by each provider.
Answered by: Humza Yousaf 29 August 2018
Police Scotland held two separate competitive tender processes in relation to BTP Integration. One for Programme Management Support and the other for specialist integration Due Diligence analysis. The successful bidder for both tenders was Ernst & Young who have been engaged through Police Scotland/SPA. The tenders are priced at £400,000 and £298,000 respectively and are being delivered on budget.
Scottish Government engaged an independent consultant through Harvey Nash Recruitment at a rate of £595 per day charged.