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Departmental ICT

Volume 482: debated on Tuesday 11 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many (a) memory sticks, (b) laptop computers, (c) desktop computers, (d) hard drives and (e) mobile telephones were (i) lost by and (ii) stolen from his Department in each year since its establishment. (234096)

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has lost or had stolen the following items since 1998. The Department does not hold records for 1997.

Memory sticks

Laptops

Mobile phones

1998

Lost

4

1999

Lost

1

2000

Lost

1

2001

Lost

2

Stolen

2

2002

Stolen

1

2003

Lost

1

2004

Lost

1

2005

Lost

1

Stolen

2

2006

None

2007

Lost

2

4

Stolen

1

2008

Lost

1

2

Stolen

1

Total

4

8

15

No desktop computers or hard drives have been lost or stolen.