§ Mr. Webb
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many cases of computer misuse there were in his Department and its predecessor in(a) 1997 and (b) 2003, broken down by category of misuse; and how many of those cases resulted in disciplinary action. 1172W
§ Mr. Leslie
The number of cases of computer misuse in my Department and its predecessor were as follows:
Category 1997 2003 Games 1 1 Personal use 6 3 Unofficial business use 0 0 Other 0 0 Total 7 4
In each case disciplinary action has been taken in line with Departmental disciplinary procedures, which accord with the central framework set out in paragraph 4.5 of the Civil Service Management Code.