§ Lord Marlesford
asked Her Majesty's Government:
On what date the contract was awarded for the provision of a National Firearms Register as required by Section 39 of the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997; to whom it was awarded; and whether they still expect the project to be operational by 31 August 2004. [HL820]9WA
§ Baroness Scotland of Asthal
The contract was awarded on 24 October 2003 to Anite Public Sector. The project is still expected to be operational by 31 August 2004.