HC Deb 03 April 1996 vol 275 c341W
Mr. David Atkinson

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on the problem of non-recognition by computers of the year 2000 with regard to his Department's computers and those for which it is responsible. [24396]

Mr. Boswell

In January this year the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food's information technology directorate initiated a project with the aim of ensuring that, by the end of 1998, all existing and planned computer systems for which the Ministry is responsible will be in a position effectively to manage the century date change on 1 January 2000.