§ Matthew Taylor
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of total payments to EDS(a) to date and (b) over the 10-year contract for services provided under its Strategic Partnership Contract; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Dawn Primarolo
The estimate of total payments to EDS are(a) To dateBased on 2002 prices the total payments to date are £2.2 billion excluding capital and £2.5 billion including capital.(b) Over the 10-year contract for servicesThe estimated total value of the 10-year contract in 2002 prices is £2.6 billion excluding capital and £2.9 billion including capital.