As the UK is in a state of confusion over who will lead the country, the future of Labour's large-scale IT projects lies in a similar state of uncertainty.
While on other IT issues there is some agreement between the three main political parties, Labour's massive spend on centralised databases and shared service agendas stands to be tested if the Liberal Democrats and the Tories agree to form a government, and oust Gordon Brown.
At the moment the UK has a hung parliament because no party has the needed 326 seats to form a majority government. A number of options could be agreed later today, or indeed in the next couple of weeks, that would avoid the need for another immediate election.
Brown, who has the constitutional right to have the first attempt at forming a coalition government, could attempt to join forces with the Liberal Democrats in order to stay in power.
A Labour - Liberal Democrat coalition would still not give the parties enough seats to lead a strong government but with the support of other smaller parties, it may have enough strength to at least pass legislation.
Or the Conservatives could form a minority government and come up with different types of strategic alliances each time it needs to pass legislation.
The other scenario would be a Conservative Party and Liberal Democrat coalition.
While Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has said the ideologies of both parties are too far opposed, he also made it clear before the election that he is not prepared to bolster a Labour government which failed massively to win a popular mandate.
Clegg this morning indicated he is more likely to speak first with the Conservative Party because he believes the party with the most votes and most seats should have first option to form a government.
Before the Liberal Democrats pair up with either party, whether in a formal alliance or more informal agreement, it is likely to try and create a bargaining pact that would see one or more of its most important policies, probably electoral reform, implemented.
If the Conservative Party agrees to such Liberal Democrat bargaining propositions and a pact between the Tories and Liberal Democrats is formed, the partnership would be likely to take on Labour's central government IT projects.
Both the Liberal Democrats and the Conservatives have campaigned to restore data privacy to individuals and reduce the "database state". Meanwhile, Labour has denied accusations that government holds too much public data, arguing that the databases and central IT projects provide efficient public services and joined-up public sector departments that can better protect the vulnerable.
The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats have both promised to roll back Labour's central NHS IT project, now years behind schedule and over budget, arguing NHS IT systems should be developed locally.
Both opposition parties have also promised to scrap plans to introduce ID cards and drop the ContactPoint database, which is intended to hold details of every child in England, in order to protect civil liberties.
The Tories have said that they will open up access to government data sets on request, and give citizens a right to their data, which the party claims will provide a "multibillion pound boost to the UK economy".
The Lib Dems could in theory also try to use its influence overturn the Digital Economy Act, which was brought in recently by the Labour government to punish illegal downloaders for repeated attempts to access copyrighted content.
The Digital Economy Act should be given a chance to work, but should be reviewed if it affects legitimate consumers. However the Liberal Democrats, which stood against the legislation, could persuade the Tories to repeal the copyright policies if it is to give the party its support.
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