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Police Information Technology Organisation: Assets

Volume 588: debated on Wednesday 1 April 1998

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asked Her Majesty's Government:What assets will be transferred to the Police Information Technology Organisation on its establishment as a Non-Departmental Public Body under the Police Act 1997. [HL1347]

Under the provisions of Article 4(1)(a) of the Police Act 1997 (Commencement No. 5 and Transitional Provisions) Order 1998, we have given notice to the Police Information Technology Organisation that certain Crown assets will be transferred to it, with effect from 1 April 1998, to coincide with its establishment as a Non-Departmental Public Body. The transfer will be free of charge. The assets concerned comprise:

AssetsEstimated value (£000)
Hendon Data Centre12,023
Information technology equipment and software associated with the Police National Computer21,287
Other office information technology equipment and software2,277
Furniture and miscellaneous items of office equipment742
Vehicles23
Total36,352