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Departmental Computer Software

Volume 508: debated on Monday 29 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 8 February 2010, Official Report, column 699W, on Departmental ICT, what fonts were purchased through the expenditure on font licences in the last three years. (324342)

Pursuant to the answer of 8 February 2010, Official Report, column 699W, the fonts included in the expenditure of £18,112 on font licensing are as follows:

1,000 licences to use Sylvia and Apex Sans T typefaces for use by regional and local tobacco teams were purchased in 2006, plus an upgrade of the Sylvia licences in 2009 for Smokefree;

2,000 licences for the national health service font, Fruitger, were purchased for use by NHS organisations in 2009;

Syntax Complete Family Pack for one to five users was purchased in 2008 in connection with the Department website; and

Change4Life purchased a licence to distribute a custom Change4Life (people) font freely.