English public sector IT spending reached £17.3 billion in 2022

More than double what it was five years ago

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Although public IT investment has increased, it still lags behind the construction sector,
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Although public IT investment has increased, it still lags behind the construction sector,

England's share of spending on public sector IT has nearly doubled over the last five years, reaching approximately £17.3 billion in 2022, according to new analysis by procurement research firm Tussell.

The share of public expenditure on IT rose from 5% in 2021 to 10% in 2022, despite a 4% decline (£173 billion) in total UK government spending in England last year. 'There has never been a bette...

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