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Local Government: Cybercrime

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN HL15022, tabled on 16 April 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government how much has so far been spent of the £16 million to support the modernisation of local authorities' cyber security systems, as announced in the Spending Review 2020 on 15 December 2020.

Answered on

26 April 2021

The £16 million to support the modernisation of local authorities' cyber security systems, as announced in the Spending Review 2020, has been made available for spend in this financial year commencing April 2021. Our work in this financial year has only just begun, and therefore there has not been significant expenditure to date.

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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government