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Criminal Justice Information Technology: Manpower

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 26 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many people work in the criminal justice information technology unit; and what the unit’s budget is for 2007-08. (195611)

As of April 2007, the number of staff working at Criminal Justice IT was:

Staff on headcount

Service contract staff

Portfolio and Director’s Office

15

3

Programme Unit

23

46

Technology Unit

18

12

Service Delivery

11

1

Total

67

62

The staff on Service Contract included resources working on CJS IT ring fence funded projects. This figure fluctuated monthly, dependent on business demand, and significantly reduced in number over 2007-08.

The CJIT 2007-08 financial delegation from the CJS IT ring fence budget was £72.51 million.