Estimated costs of extending Edubase to cater for database of governors

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Dear Department for Education,
Can you please provide details of the estimated costs for extending Edubase to cater for a new database of governors as announced in the recent white paper?

Many thanks

Yours faithfully,

Feargal Hogan

Department for Education

Dear Mr Hogan

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Thank you

Department for Education
Ministerial and Public Communications Division
Tel: 0370 000 2288

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Department for Education

Dear Mr Hogan 

Thank you for your request for information received on 24 March 2016. You requested:

“Can you please provide details of the estimated costs for extending Edubase to cater for a new database of governors as announced in the recent white paper?”

I have dealt with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

The current cost to extend EduBase to hold governance information is £69,975 excluding VAT. This includes work already completed and planned work up to 1 June 2016. A small amount of additional work is also being costed. If approved this is likely to be in the range of £10,000 to £15,000 excluding VAT.

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