Use of IT

Current status: Further Report published on 26 January 2012.  

The inquiry examines the Government’s overall strategy for information technology (IT) including how it identifies business needs, the effectiveness of governance arrangements, and procurement policy and practice.

 Further Report, including government response

Issues and questions paper.

Written evidence

Responses from Departments to PASC questions on IT

Letter from David Gauke MP to Mr Bernard Jenkin, Chair on RTI programme, 7 March 2012 

Link to evidence sessions:

8 March 2011

15 March 2011

22 March 2011 

23 March 2011

30 March 2011




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