HC Deb 22 July 1996 vol 282 cc100-1W
19. Mr. Alan W. Williams

To ask the Deputy Prime Minster if he will make a statement on his responsibilities in respect of the promotion of the private finance initiative. [36800]

Mr. Freeman

The central IT unit, which reports to me, is responsible for advising Departments, HM Treasury and agencies on the best application of the private finance initiative in the provision of information technology-based services.