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Departmental Responsibilities: Electronic Government

Volume 472: debated on Wednesday 5 March 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster which projects relating to (a) e-democracy, (b) digital inclusion and (c) transformational government are the responsibility of his Department. (189906)

As set out in the comprehensive spending review the Minister for the Cabinet Office, who chairs the new Cabinet Committee on Public Engagement and the Delivery of Services, and the Chief Secretary to the Treasury hold operational departments to account for the delivery of the Transformational Government commitments within the Service Transformation Agreement. Each Secretary of State is responsible for the delivery of service transformation projects within his or her department.

The Cabinet Office is not responsible for any projects on e-democracy or digital inclusion.