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Departmental Information and Communications Technology

Volume 502: debated on Wednesday 16 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on what pay band his Department’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) is employed; whether the CIO is employed on a fixed-term or permanent contract; and what the size is of the budget for which the CIO is responsible in the period 2009-10. (307570)

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is employed on a permanent contract in the Senior Civil Service Pay Band 2 (£82,900 to £162,500). The CIO and his team have a budget of £30.442 million (administration and capital expenditure) for 2009-2010. This covers central expenditure for CLG and Government Offices.