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IT Projects

Volume 454: debated on Thursday 14 December 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many information technology projects within the responsibility of her Department, its agencies and their predecessors have been cancelled since 1997; what the total cost was of each project at cancellation; and if she will make a statement. (105485)

The only significant IT contract cancelled by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office since 1997 was the Focus Programme. I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Angus (Mr. Weir) on 4 September 2006, Official Report, column 2044W.