HC Deb 14 March 2001 vol 364 c643W
Mr. Field

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list the IT projects his Department plans

Project Commencement Expected date of Completion Cost £ million
Export Licensing Via the Internet System (ELVIS) Phase 2 April 2001 March 2002 2.0
Manufacturing Advisory Service (website and Database)1 June 2001 December 2001 1.25
British Trade International e-business strategy programme2 April 2001 March 2004 19.8
UK Oil portal April 2001 2004 2.0
Companies House core systems replacement programme3 April 2001 March 2004 15.0
Radiocommunications Agency Accounting System (ALPACA) Stage 9 November 2001 March 2003 0.6
Radiocommunications Agency Strategic Management Information System Stage 3 May 2001 March 2002 0.5
Radiocommunications Agency Electronic Licensing Project Stage 2 May 2001 March 2002 0.9
1 This cost is spread over three years for development and support.
2 This programme is grouped into five work streams incorporating: new e-services for business; customer management system; systems to support inward investment; activities to encourage an e-business culture within BTI; and enhancements to the IT infrastructure. There will be a three year rollout strategy of sub-projects.
4 This programme is currently at pre-formal estimate stage; final cost and duration have not yet been fixed.

Mr. Field

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list the IT projects currently undertaken in his Department; and if he will state the(a) expected completion date and (b) cost of each project. [151511]

Project Expected completion date Cost (£ million)
Small Business Service Gateway1 April 2001 11.2
Open Individual Export Licensing System (OIELS) July 2001 0.6
Export Licensing Via the Internet System (ELVIS)2 Phase 1 April 2001 0.2
British Trade International's Trade Partners UK internet gateway website (tradepartners.gov.uk) and intranet project3 Launched May 2000 1.3
Prosecution Case Management system4 March 2002 2.3
Patent Office Integrated Bibliographic and Image System for Trade Marks March 2001 2.0
DTI electronic records management system (MATRIX) December 2003 73.0
Integration of Fixed Links Licensing into Radiocommunications Agency Unified Licensing System April 2001 0.5
Radiocommunications Agency Electronic Licensing Programme5 June 2001 0.5
1 The SBS Gateway will go live in April 2001 but other elements are likely to be added thereafter.
2 This is the first phase in a larger project.
3The Trade Partners UK Gateway website service was originally launched in May 2000 and is subject to ongoing development and enhancements.
4 This project has started quite recently. Decisions on final lifetime cost (over an anticipated 10-year life) and duration will depend on the results of analysis which is still under way.
5 Initial phase, including Electronic News gathering permissions and web-enabling of some licence products.