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Departmental ICT

Volume 474: debated on Monday 21 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much her Department has spent on IT projects since 2005; and what estimate she has made of the total likely expenditure on IT projects between 2005 and 2010. (200071)

The requested information could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. However, the table below relates to the DFT’s key IT projects that are monitored centrally which either start or finish between 2005 and 2010.

Department/agency

Project name

Start date

Expected completion date

Estimated costs (£ million)

DFT

Shared Services Programme

April 2005

April 2009

115

DVLA

Driver Licensing: Drivers Re-engineering Project (DRP) phase 2

August 2003

December 2008

103

DVLA

Smart Tachograph Project

July 2000

June 2005

15.1

DVLA

Vehicles System Software (VSS) Replatforming

January 2005

December 2007

13

DVLA

Driver Licence Upgrade (DLUP)

July 2004

November 2008

16

DVLA

Vehicle Integration Northern Ireland

August 2006

Second half 2009

21.3

DVLA

Driver Licence Ten Year Renewals Phase 1

July 2007

June 2008

13.3

DSA

Driving Test Control System (DTCS-T)

May 2006

Spring 2008

3.37

DSA

Driver CPC (Recording and Evidencing)

January 2007

August 2008

26.5

HA

Traffic Control Centre: PPP service; providing co-ordinated real time information on traffic conditions across most strategic road network

August 2001

August 2011

160 over 10 years

HA

Electronic Service Delivery of Abnormal Loads (ESDAL)

April 2004

June 2009 development

9.64 development

June 2011 operation

1.21 operation