HC Deb 27 July 1998 vol 317 c70W
Mr. Rendel

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if the NIRS2 system started operations on 13 July; and what compensation her Department has(a) sought and (b) received for delays involved. [52341]

Mr. Denham

Controlled operational usage of NIRS2 began on 13 July 1998. The Department has sought and received compensation totalling £3.732 million for delays in implementing the NIRS2 system.