HC Deb 19 April 2004 vol 420 c5W
Mr. Don Foster

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will list each information technology project being undertaken by her Department and its agencies including the(a) start date, (b) planned completion date, (c) current expected completion date, (d) planned cost and (e) current estimated cost; and if she will make a statement. [165010]

Mr. Caborn

The Department is currently undertaking the following IT projects:

  1. Development of an information management programme to support Freedom of Information and other key business objectives, including pilot implementation of an Electronic Document and Records Management System—started September 2003—planned completion January 2005—expected completion January 2005—planned cost £1.3 million—cost to date £491,000.
  2. Development of an extranet to link DCMS and its sponsored bodies—started March 2004—planned completion July 2004—expected completion July 2004—planned cost £20,000—cost to date none.

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