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Government IT 'a shocking mess'


The government's lack of in-house skills and a "cosy" over-reliance on large contractors for its IT is a "recipe for rip-offs", according to the Public Administration Select Committee.

Bernard Jenkin, chair of the committee, explains that the "whole thing is a mess" and why there should be "more competition".

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