Supplementary evidence following the oral
evidence session on 4 February 2009
Further to the question with regard to staffing
at Daresbury, please find attached a short memorandum and supporting
information (see annex).
As you will be aware, there was an exchange
with regard to the STFC's 2007 CSR Allocation letter in the course
of the hearing. Professor Mason will write separately to Mr Willis
with respect to this matter and I will email this to you next
In the course of the hearing, Mr Cawsey enquired
about the STFC's spend on communication consultants. For the period
1 April 2008-31 January 2009, the STFC's spend on communications,
stakeholder and marketing Consultancy and Professional Services
has been approximately £165,000, covering a wide variety
of activities across the organisation.