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Information Technology

Volume 403: debated on Monday 14 April 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what her Department's (a) total managed expenditure (b) total spending on information technology and (c) spending on information technology as a proportion of its total managed expenditure was in each financial year since 1997–98. [107187]

The figures for total managed expenditure and spend on information technology are as follows.

£ million

1997–98

1998–99

1999–2000

2000–01

2001–02

Total managed expenditure4,1874,9495,5905,4865,766
IT expenditure1.811.963.332.9
IT expenditure as percentage0.04%0.04%0.06%0.05%0.05%

The figure for information technology expenditure only covers departmental IT systems and services. It does not include expenditure on IT or IT projects that the Department's sponsored bodies may have undertaken.