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Departmental Assets

Volume 477: debated on Friday 20 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport over what period his Department depreciates the asset value of its (a) vehicles, (b) computer hardware, (c) bespoke computer software, (d) standard computer software, (e) furniture and (f) telecommunications equipment. (213214)

My Department has the following standard depreciation cycles:

(a) Vehicles—My Department does not have any vehicles and therefore no depreciation cycle applies.

(b) Computer hardware—three years.

(c) Bespoke computer software—three years.

(d) Standard computer software—three years.

(e) Furniture—five years;

(f) Telecommunications equipment—three years.