Departmental ICT

Home Department written question – answered on 23rd April 2009.

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Photo of Mark Hoban Mark Hoban Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what IT projects (a) her Department and (b) each of its agencies is undertaking; and what the most recent estimate of (i) the cost and (ii) the completion date of each is.

Photo of Phil Woolas Phil Woolas Minister of State (also in the Home Office), Home Office, Minister of State (also in the Home Office), HM Treasury

The information requested is in the following table.

Business owner Programme Current expected completion Current estimated cost
IPS National identity scheme—IPS element 2012 (1)£4.785 billion
UKBA Identity Cards for Foreign Nationals (formerly BRP) August 2010 £12.4 million
UK Border Agency Immigration Casework (ICW)(2) June 2015 £370 million
UK Border Agency Points Based System (PBS) March 2011 £33 million
UK Border Agency e-Borders 1 March 2014 £749.32 million
Shared Services SBS Programme 2011 £41 million
CRCSG/Independent Safeguarding Authority Vetting and Barring Scheme October 2009 (3)£84 million
(4)246 million
(1) 10-year period October 2008 to October 2018

(2) These figures are estimates developed for the ICW OBC. They have not yet been baselined.

(3) Set up cost

(4) Operational costs over five years.

In addition to the above, the Home Office is also the lead Department for the cross-Government Interception Modernisation Programme, announced by the Prime Minister in February 2008.

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