HC Deb 05 February 1996 vol 271 c6W
Mrs. Dunwoody

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list for each of the last five years the expenditure by the Vehicle Inspectorate and the traffic areas specifically on computerisation of enforcement intelligence. [13232]

Mr. Norris

The expenditure on computerisation of enforcement intelligence by the traffic areas is as follows:

  • 1991–92: nil
  • 1992–93: £131,000
  • 1993–94: £46,000
  • 1994–95: £10,200
  • (1995–96: year to date £3,400).

The initial set-up cost of the Vehicle Inspectorate's enforcement roadworthiness database in 1991–92 was £379,000. Subsequent running costs are not identified separately from all other computer running costs.