Question to the HM Treasury:
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will list the (a) companies and (b) non-governmental bodies with contracts for the delivery of training and services associated with the (i) Trader Support Service and (ii) Northern Ireland Customs and Trade Academy; and the cost to date of the services delivered by said companies and non-governmental bodies.
The consortium responsible for delivery of the Trader Support Service contract is led and managed by Fujitsu. The consortium members include Hinduja Global Solutions, The Institute of Export and International Trade (IOE), EORI (UK) Limited, Capita Pay 360, Amazon Web Services, and Descartes.
The Northern Ireland Customs and Trade Academy is managed by the IOE.
The costs associated with this element form part of the overall cost of the Trader Support Service, which is estimated to be £309 millon up to September 2022.