HC Deb 15 June 1998 vol 314 cc62-3W
23. Mr. Beard

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment he has made of the impact on security of contracting out the Metropolitan police information technology systems. [44266]

Mr. Michael

The Metropolitan Police Service is carrying out a thorough assessment of the security implications associated with all its Information Technology systems. It will not contract work out unless it is satisfied that all security needs will be met.