||<p>The information requested could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p><p>
</p><p>Since January 2011, details of central government contracts above the value
of £10,000 are published on Contracts Finder. Contracts published prior to 26 February
2015 can be viewed at: <a href="https://data.gov.uk/data/contracts-finder-archive"
published after 26 February 2015 can be viewed at: <a href="https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Search"
Treasury has reviewed the standard forms of contract it uses. There are clauses about
interaction between the parties, how to protect the parties’ best interests and safeguard
commercial and sensitive information which have been present in government contracts
for a long time. These clauses are not intended to stop criticism of Ministers, the
Department or its policies.</p>