HC Deb 02 March 1987 vol 111 cc489-91W
Dr. Hampson

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services to which firms his Department has awarded contracts for computer hardware for each year since 1984; and what was the value of each contract.

Mr. Lyell

The following companies have been awarded hardware contracts since 1984. The value of each contract is not disclosed. It would be improper for reasons of commercial confidentiality to do so.

  • Ace Micro
  • Albion
  • Apple Computer (UK)
  • Apricot (UK)
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • AT Computerworld
  • BNF Metals
  • Boeing Computer Services
  • British Olivetti
  • British Telecom
  • Camtec
  • Comart Computers
  • Datagraphics
  • Digital Equipment
  • Digital Microsystems
  • Drake
  • Elmoro
  • Equinox Computer Systems
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Honeywell
  • IBM (UK)
  • ICL (UK)
  • Infotron
  • Logitek
  • McDonnell Douglas Information Systems
  • MBS
  • Memorex
  • Metier Management Systems
  • NCC
  • Newbery Data Recording
  • Norsk Data
  • Northern Telecom
  • Perkin Elmer Data Systems
  • Plessey Computers
  • Prime Computer (UK)
  • Regnecentralen (UK)
  • Software Sciences
  • Spider Systems
  • Techalog Data Systems
  • Tectime
  • Timeplex
  • Torch Computers
  • Videcom
  • Vistec Business Systems
  • Wang (UK)
  • Wordplex
  • WPS Systems
  • Xitan
  • Y.M. Corporate Services
  • 491
  • Zengrange
  • Zygal Services

Dr. Hampson

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what his Department has spent on (a) computer hardware and (b) computer software for each year since 1984; and what is the projected expenditure for 1987.

Mr. Lyell

The information is as follows:

Hardware Software
£ £
Actual expenditure in the financial year 1985–86 38,838,721 2,149,107
Actual expenditure this far in the financial year 1986–87 32,574,930 1,894,188
Estimated expenditure during the financial year 1987–88 70,709,000 6,453,000

Note: Turnkey expenditure has been included with the hardware figures.

Institutions offering secure accommodation for juveniles—1 February 1987
Name Location Number of places
Boys Girls Either sex
New Aycliffe (Royston House) Darlington, Durham 14
Clavering House Blaydon, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 3
Aycliffe School Darlington, Durham 36
Keppel's View Rotherham 4
East Moor School Leeds 27
Dyson Hall Fazakerley, Liverpool 8
Red Sands (Oak House) Nantwich, Cheshire 6
Derwent House Liverpool 4
Blackbrook House School (Laboure House) St. Helens, Lancashire 5
Red Bank (Vardy House) Newton Le Willows, Lancashire 8
Fylde School (Dales House) Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire 8
Fylde Observation and Assessment Centre Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire 4
Briars Hey (Orchard House) Rainhill, Lancashire 8
Redbank School Newton Le Willows, Lancashire 26
Meadowcroft (Lindle Unit) Preston, Lancashire 6
Stoke House Stoke, Coventry 6
St. John's Erdington, Birmingham 4
Moorfield Sinfin Moor, Derbyshire 2
Greenacres Chesterfield, Derbyshire 2
Kesteven House Sleaford, Lincolnshire 4
Amberdale Stapleford, Nottinghamshire 8
Salters Peterborough 6
Oxenden House Leighton Buzzard 6
Woodside Stevenage, Hertfordshire 2
Heathercroft Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire 3
Cumberlow Lodge South Norwood 6
Frant Court Frant, East Sussex 3
Little Heath Lodge Romford, Essex 6
Middlesex Lodge Hillingdon 8
Melanie Klein House Greenwich 6
Orchard Lodge Annerley 8
Royal Philanthropic School Redhill 8
Stamford House Hammersmith 16
Lansdowne Children's Centre Hailsham, East Sussex 5
Beechfield Crawley, West Sussex 6
The Oaks Guildford, Surrey 2
Fairfield Lodge Southampton, Hampshire 3
Glen House Southampton, Hampshire 8
Northbrook School (Atkinson Unit) Exeter, Devon 12
Kingswood Special Unit Kingswood, Bristol 20
Glenthorne Youth Treatment Centre Erdington, Birmingham 28
St. Charles Youth Treatment Centre Brentwood, Essex 30
Total Grand Total 385 149 58 178

Mr. Sims

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he has any plans to change the number of secure