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Departmental Internet

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 4 February 2009

To ask the Minister for Women and Equality how much the Government Equalities Office has spent on broadband internet in each year since it was established. (251668)

The Government Equalities Office receives a service charge from the Department for Communities and Local Government and from Cabinet Office for IT services. Broadband internet is not separately identified in these charges.

To ask the Minister for Women and Equality how much the Government Equalities Office has spent on maintaining its departmental website in each year since the Office was established. (251900)

The Government Equalities Office website www.equalities.gov.uk was launched on 10 January 2008. The charge for maintaining the site since 10 January 2008 was £891.83. In 2008-09 the charge for maintaining the site is £2,700.