§ Mr. Todd
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will list each of the functions relating to the payroll for which his Department is responsible, indicating the management systems purchased, all subcontractors involved in the work, co-operative arrangements with other Departments and the costs of the systems and processes in the last year for which figures are available. 
§ Mr. Tom Clarke
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport is responsible for the following functions relating to payrollcollating and processing payments including basic pay, overtime, National Insurance contributions, tax and other deductions;arrangements for making payments.
Chessington Computer Centre is contracted to carry out these functions on our behalf and marks all payments and deductions through the SPIRE—standard payroll input and retrieval—payroll management system. The combined costs of the pay and pay assessment contract at present is £67.96 per payee per annum.