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House of Commons Commission

Volume 583: debated on Thursday 26 June 2014

Parliamentary Information and Communications Technology Service

To ask the hon. Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, representing the House of Commons Commission, which contractors have been hired by PICT during the current financial year; and which such contractors have had their contracts terminated due to poor performance.

[Official Report, 24 June 2014, Vol. 583, c. 135W.]

Letter of correction from John Thurso:

An error has been identified in the written answer given to the hon. Member for Dunfermline and West Fife (Thomas Docherty) on 24 June 2014.

The full answer given was as follows: (201451)

So far during the financial year 2014-15 PICT has employed 57 contractors, of whom 14 have been supporting services for Members. Further details cannot be provided without identifying individuals. Many are on short term contracts. None has had a contract terminated early.

The correct answer should have been:

So far during the financial year 2014-15 PICT has employed 61 contractors, of whom 15 have been supporting services for Members. Further details cannot be provided without identifying individuals. Many are on short term contracts. None has had a contract terminated early.