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Monday 20 June, 2011

Capita Group PLC

DVLA awards Capita 5-year contract

DVLA awards Capita 5-year vehicle tax and insurance evasion on road enforcement 

The Capita Group Plc (Capita) has signed a contract with the Driver and Vehicle
Licensing Agency (DVLA) to provide a national Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) service
that includes provision (at DVLA's option) for a Continuous Insurance
Enforcement (CIE) service. The five-year contract, with an option to extend for
a further two years, has an estimated value of £100 million. Capita will take
responsibility for the service on 7 November 2011.

Capita will manage VED and CIE enforcement notifications and immobilise,
remove, store and dispose of unclaimed vehicles through a network of 23
regional pounds. Up to 300 staff in locations across the country will transfer
from the incumbent enforcement service provider to Capita.

Paul Pindar, chief executive of Capita commented: "DVLA is committed to
reducing the level of vehicle tax and insurance evasion and Capita is pleased
to be able to support them to achieve this objective. We have created an
innovative delivery model for a service that will reduce the overall cost of
enforcement, and by reintroducing roadworthy and fully compliant vehicles back
on to the roads, will lessen the environmental impacts associated with
scrapping vehicles."

Simon Tse, DVLA's Chief Executive, said: "Capita has put forward an innovative
proposal that supports DVLA in its commitment to reduce vehicle tax and
insurance evasion and offers the best value for money."  


For further information

The Capita Group Plc Tel: 020 7799 1525

Paul Pindar, Chief Executive

Shona Nichols, Corporate Communications Director

Media enquiries

Natasha Dodds

Capita press office

020 7654 2399

Notes to Editors

The Capita Group Plc is the UK's leading provider of business process
outsourcing and professional services. With 37,000 people at more than 350
sites, including 64 business centres across the UK, Ireland, the Channel
Islands and India, the Group uses its expertise, infrastructure and scale
benefits to transform its clients' services, driving down costs and adding
value. Capita is quoted on the London Stock Exchange (CPI.L), and is a
constituent of the FTSE100 with revenues for 2010 of £2,744 million.  Further
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