HC Deb 07 April 1965 vol 710 c71W
Sir J. Gilmour

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give a list of local authorities using computers, showing the dates of installation, types and functions for which they are used.

Mr. Ross

Aberdeen County Council installed an I.C.T. 1300 computer in October, 1964; and a few other local authorities hire time on computers installed in their areas. These facilities are used for pay-roll and other financial work. A further five machines are on order by Scottish local authorities as fallows.

Authority Make and type of Computer
Aberdeen County Council International Computers and Tabulators Ltd., I.C.T. 1300 (additional to that already installed).
Aberdeen Corporation. I.C.T. 1300.
Fife County Council. I.C.T. 1300.
Lanarkshire County Council. l.B.M. United Kingdom Ltd., l.B.M. 1401.
Midlothian County Council. l.B.M. United Kingdom Ltd., l.B.M. 1440.