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It Contracts

Volume 409: debated on Friday 18 July 2003

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To ask the Minister of State, Department for International Development how many outsourced IT contracts have been signed by his Department in each year since 1997; how much each of these contracts is worth; with whom they are signed; how many have been renegotiated; how many are still in place; and if he will make a statement. [126206]

The Department for International Development has let only one such contract since 1997—to Metropolitan Telephone Service (MTS), part of the Office of Government Commerce (OGC), in respect of managed telephone services.The cost of the contract is as follows.

£

2000–01864,653
2001–02649,236
2002–03674,948
2003–04140,269
Total2,329,106

The contract is still in place.