HC Deb 02 March 1987 vol 111 cc512-3W
Dr. Hampson

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 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. Tom King

The information is as follows:

Hardware £ Software £
1985–86 3,671,225 1,259,133
1986–87 9,322,374 1,122,550
1 The total projected expenditure is approximately £14 million.

Dr. Hampson

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 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. Tom King

The companies listed have been awarded contracts totalling in aggregate more than £10,000. For reasons of commercial confidentiality the value of each is not disclosed.

1983–86 Digital Equipment Co. Ltd.
Advec Ltd. Equinox
AES Hewlett-Packard Ltd
Apricot UK Ltd. IBM Ltd
Aston Technology ICL (UK) Ltd
BIC Systems Ltd. Logicom
Business and Scientific McDonnell Douglas
Services Ltd Information Systems
Chevron Computing Ltd. Limited
Comart Ltd PC Consultants
Datatech Plessey

Rank, Xerox Hewlett-Packard Ltd.
Sperry Rand IBM Ltd.
Sysscan ICL (UK) Ltd.
Wang Logicom
Wordplex (UK) Ltd. McDonnell Douglas
Information Systems
1986–87 Limited
Advec Mexisystems
AES Olivetti
Apricot UK Ltd PC Consultants
BIC Systems Ltd Rank Xerox
BMDS Richardsons
CEM Ltd Sysscan
Chivron Computing Ltd Wang
Comart Ltd. Wordplex (UK) Ltd.
Digital Equipment Co. Ltd.

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