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Departmental Internet

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 15 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much was spent on the most recent redesign and implementation of his Departmental website. (200166)

The Ministry of Defence and armed forces collectively maintain four corporate websites. Redesign and implementation costs on these were as follows:

Website

URL

Cost (£)

Year

Note

Ministry of Defence

http://www.mod.uk/

400,000

2005-06

Further enhancements to the site were made between June 2007 and April 2008 at a cost of £150,000

Royal Navy

http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk/

270,000

2006

The Royal Navy corporate website was re launched on 6 February 2006. An additional refresh was carried out in 2007 of the front page, RN live & Global operation at a cost of £110,000.

British Army

http://www.army.mod.uk

266,500

2006-07

This is the first major redesign of the Army website since 1998. Launch is expected within the next few weeks.

Royal Air Force

http ://www.raf.mod.uk/

119,579

2006-07

The redesign project was conducted through the Central Office of Information