§ Mr. Ingram
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment has been made of the cost effects of the millennium date change on the computer systems operated by his Department. 
§ Mr. Horam
Preliminary analysis of the Department of Health's own mainframe computer systems has already been undertaken to assess the likely impact of the change of millennium. A further more detailed analysis is to be carried out during 1996–97 fully to assess the impact and likely cost of the change.