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Departmental ICT

Volume 470: debated on Friday 25 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many (a) male and (b) female members of staff in his Department were issued with personal digital assistants in each year since 2001; and if he will make a statement. (181363)

The figures shown in the following table include the numbers of personal digital assistants, including blackberries and most recently smart phones issued to staff each year within the NI0. It should be made clear however that some of these items may be re-issued when there are staff changes.

Male

Female

2001

0

0

2002

0

0

2003

4

2

2004

3

2

2005

4

2

2006

6

2

2007

4

1

2008

5

4

Please note none of these devices are allowed to be connected directly to the NIO confidential ICT network.