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Departmental ICT

Volume 471: debated on Monday 28 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the (a) start date, (b) original planned completion date, (c) current expected completion date, (d) planned cost and (e) current estimated cost is for each information technology project being undertaken by his Department and its agencies; and if he will make a statement. (180566)

As at 21 November 2007, the Ministry of Defence identified around 1,100 information technology systems in service or in development, and the information requested could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

However, I refer the hon. Member to the answer the then Minister for the Armed Forces my right hon. Friend the Member for East Kilbride, Strathavan and Lesmahagow (Mr. Ingram) gave on 6 November 2006, Official Report, columns 809-10W, to the hon. Member for Eastleigh (Chris Huhne), which addressed the MOD’s five largest information technology projects at the time.