Government IT disasters - Legal action on the horizon?
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has lambasted the Inland Revenue, now HMRC, over the tax credit system. But a part of its report has escaped the attention of much of the media.
Buried among the questions and answers is the intriguing possibility that the government could take legal action against EDS, the company responsible for the software (it lost the contract to a consortium led by Capgemini).
Why so intriguing?