HC Deb 24 February 2003 vol 400 c208W
Mr. Webb

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which computer systems within his Department use XML. [98112]

Ruth Kelly

The following live computer systems make use of XML:

In HM Treasury

a) The departmental finance and purchasing system (name of system is ABACUS)

b) The main Treasury website.

In the Office for National Statistics

c) The Business Surveys sub-system that handles faxed replies from contributors.

d) The system which supplies information to the TSO for the government wide 'Information Asset Register'

e) The English Housing Conditions Survey system.

In the Inland Revenue

For external (customer) and Inter-governmental communications in these systems

f) New Tax Credits

g) Corporation Tax


i) Self Assessment

j) Government Gateway Authentication and Communication


And for internal communication and storage in:

1) Self Assessment

m) New Tax Credits


o) Software Frameworks

p) Call Centre Programme

q) GovRules

r) IR Intranet

In the HMCE

For communication with the Government Gateway in the following systems

s) Trader Registration

t) New Export System and in the following other systems:

u) e-aggregates

v) Climate Change levy

w) CHIEF printing

x) New Computerised Transit System

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