§ Mr. Simon
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his targets are for improving the information and communication technology (ICT) skills base of staff within(a) his Department and (b) its agencies; and what method he uses to certify the competence levels achieved by staff receiving training in ICT. 
§ Ruth Kelly
In the departments and agencies responsible to the Chancellor of the Exchequer each individual's ICT expertise is developed in accordance with the role requirement. This is assessed by each organisation's performance management process and personal targets are set and monitored.