by Editor | June 30, 2014 3:11 am
THE GUARDIAN – The Ministry of Justice has written off £56m spent on an IT project after discovering it was late, over budget and duplicated by another department.
Ministers decided to shelve the project, designed to save money on back-office functions, when they realised it was obsolete.
“We wrote off the money because we discovered in 2012 that the Cabinet Office was planning to implement a similar scheme. We could not recoup some of the costs, such as staffing,” a Ministry of Justice spokesperson admitted.
The French firm Steria was one of three companies asked to set up a £116m programme to help run staffing, procurement and payroll services for 90,000 civil servants.
See more UK News in our UK News Group
Have your say… Leave your comments below.
Source URL: http://meebal.com/ministry-justice-writes-off-56-million-on-it-project/
Copyright ©2015 Share on Meebal.com