HC Deb 09 February 2004 vol 417 cc1361-2W
Mr. Stephen O'Brien

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how much money has been spent in each of the last five years on promoting internet use among micro and small businesses. [153572]

Mr. Timms

Through the Information Society Initiative and its successor the UK online for business programme, the Government has spent the following on promoting the use of the Internet and ICT:

£ million
1999–2000 10.1
2000–01 13.9
2001–02 15.1
2002–03 13.1
2003–04 17
1 Forecast outturn.