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Computerised Data Processing

Volume 79: debated on Monday 20 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is his Department's annual budget for computerised data processing, including hardware, software and out of house services; and how many staff of his Department are employed in carrying out computerised data processing work.

The Department's annual budget for 1985–86 for computerised data prosessing is £45 million for hardware and software and £3 million for out of house services. A total of 3,030 staff of the Department are employed in carrying out computerised data processing work.