To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office with reference to the answer of 30 April 2014, Official Report, column 811, on cybercrime, whether the £860 million includes the £650 million in his Department's report The UK Cyber Security Strategy: Protecting and Promoting the UK in a Digital Age published in November 2011; and how much funding from the National Cyber Security Strategy has been allocated to the Ministry of Defence.
The figure given includes the £650 million funding the National Cyber Security programme established in response to the UK Cyber Security Strategy.
The initial £650 million was allocated in the 2010 spending review and a further £210 million was allocated until 2016 by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, my right hon. Friend Mr Osborne, following the 2013 Spending Review. MOD were allocated £59.5 million of funding until April 2014.