Government Digital Service:Written question - 110290

Asked by Jon Trickett

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Asked on: 30 October 2017
Cabinet Office
Government Digital Service
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how much of the £450 million awarded to the Government Digital Service in 2015 has been spent to date; and on what such funds have been spent.
Answered by: Caroline Nokes
Answered on: 02 November 2017

GDS spent £107.6m in the financial year 2016/17. Of this amount £78.4m was spent on its main programmes/platforms - GOV.UK, Verify, Government as a Platform (GaaP) and Common Technology Services (CTS). Interim figures for the first six months of the financial year 2017/18 show that GDS has spent £59.9m. Of this amount £38.3m has been spent on these previously referred to programmes/platforms.

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