IT Spend

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Dear North Down Borough Council,

Can you please provide a detailed break-down of the expenditure of
the council on IT in the last three years Please include amount and

I would like the above information as follows:

Amount spent on Infrastructure- Servers, SAN’s, Switches etc
Amount spent on Peripherals – Laptops, Desktops etc.
Amount spent on Software Systems.
Amount spent on Support
Amount spent on Networking
Any other spend

Can you also provide the number of IT users the council currently

I also request the annual budget the Council has to spend on IT, IT
procurement and related services.

Finally, I would also like to know what plans are in place to
procure IT hardware/software/Services over the next two years and
an estimated budget for this.

Yours faithfully,

Simon Dunlop

Kilpatrick , James, North Down Borough Council

Dear Mr Dunlop,

                                 Thank you for your Freedom Of Information
request received on the 29^th July in relation to the above matter. Your
request for information is now being processed and I will write to you
again shortly, but within the next 20 working days as laid down in the


Please quote reference FOI/222/14 in any further correspondence relating
to this matter.







James Kilpatrick

Senior Administrative Officer

North Down Borough Council

Town Hall

The Castle


BT20  4BT


Tel  (028) 91270371

Fax (028) 91271370


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Dear Mr Dunlop


Thank you for your Freedom of Information request received on 29 July.


Please accept my apologies for the delay in providing you with the
following response:-



  2012 2013 2014
Amount spent on 31477.00 24240.00 52411.80
Amount spent on 72141.86 88688.60 68058.07
Software Systems
Amount spent on 155282.50 131792.79 131199.51
Maintenance and
Support contracts
Amount spent on This is not held This is not held This is not held
Networking separately and is separately and is separately and
included in any other included in any is included in
spend other spend any other spend
Any other spend 378088.60 404186.60 400011.60



·         The Council has 280 IT users.


·         Revenue Budget for the year ended March 2015 is £631,800


·         As the life of this Council ends on 31 March 2015 there are no
budgets beyond that date.


Should you require further information please do not hesitate to contact
me, quoting FOI/222/14.


Yours sincerely



Moira McVeigh

ICT Manager

North Down Borough Council

Town Hall, The Castle


BT20 4BT


Telephone: 028 9127 0371

Mobile:        07801 082 459

Web:             [1]




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