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?
Dear Mr Hogan
Thank you for your recent enquiry. A reply will be sent to you as soon as possible. For information; the departmental standard for correspondence received is that responses should be sent within 20 working days as you are requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Your correspondence has been allocated reference number 2016-0015418.
Department for Education
Ministerial and Public Communications Division
Tel: 0370 000 2288
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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