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Department for Work and Pensions: ICT

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 65995, tabled on 28 February 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department spent on (a) iPads and tablets and (b) paper in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

Answered on

8 March 2017

(a) The amount spent on iPads and tablets in each of the last 5 years is as follows:

12/13

13/14

14/15

15/16

16/17

Total

iPads

£ -

£ -

£ 3,169

£ 2,876

£ 2,759

£ 8,803

Tablets

£ -

£ -

£ 3,638

£ 3,661,288

£ 15,367

£ 3,680,293

Total

£ -

£ -

£ 6,806

£ 3,744,163

£ 18,127

£ 3,769,096

All figures are inclusive of VAT and relate to the cost of the device only.

Purchases of tablets relate to the deployment of tablets to replace laptops for certain categories of end user.

(b) We have the following spend data for Office copier paper:

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17 (YTD 01/17)

£2,543,643

£2,173,328

£1,670,000

£1,400,000

£1,011,000