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Departmental Internet

Volume 477: debated on Friday 13 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many pages have been deleted from her Department’s website in each of the last 12 months, broken down by subject matter. (209032)

For the period 1 June 2007 to 31 May 2008, the Department removed 537 web pages from its website. Typical page removals include expiry of advertised job vacancies; replacement pages with up-to-date versions of the content; and removal of guidance and content perceived to be out-of-date.

The following table breaks down content removed by subject matter.

Subject area

Number of pages deleted

About DfT

72

Aviation

2

Consultations

10

Crime and public transport

1

Economics and appraisal

0

Evaluation

1

FOI

4

Freight

48

Press Office

29

Railways

74

Regional and local transport

9

Road safety

9

Roads and vehicles

112

Science and research

4

Shipping and ports

1

Social inclusion

0

Sustainable travel

17

Transport and Works Act

1

Transport Direct

2

Transport evaluation

0

Transport for you

111

Transport security

17

Transport statistics

13