[wdmmg-discuss] Meeting at the Treasury part 1.
rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Mon Feb 8 09:19:11 GMT 2010
Great work Lisa!
On 6 February 2010 17:30, Lisa Evans <lisa.evans at okfn.org> wrote:
> COINS has no regional spending data other than the CRA.
> COINS has no income data, that is held with the HMRC - even though COINS has
> field headings -- the are not populated.
So how fine-grained does it go at the national government level? Any
examples of the lowest level stuff it has?
> Each government department has its own accounting system
> They have to produce resource accounts by FREM using any system they like,
> mostly Oracle and SAP and some adapted versions of COINS.
Wow, it's a real zoo of systems out there :)
> The 'whole of Government accounts' is a big project to get a complete report
> on the Central Gov and Local Gov spending. It is planned for a couple of
> years time.
So we may actually have something better than they have before them ;)
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