Apparently, the Govornment is being stung by 'poor value' outsourcing deals.
Gov't stung by 'poor value' outsourcing deals - ZDNet.co.uk
and this is without BSF !
meanwhile the conservatives are calling for more open source and a less centralised approach to IT projects:
Conservatives press for open-source push - ZDNet.co.uk
maybe there will be some light at the end of the tunnel