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Departmental Internet

Volume 490: debated on Monday 30 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what the cost of the recent redesign of the Scotland Office’s website was. (267532)

The Scotland Office and the Office of the Advocate-General jointly tendered for the redevelopment of both their websites. We went through a competitive tendering process following the principles of Government procurement. The cost for both websites was £12,880 plus VAT.

The redevelopment of the sites includes a comprehensive in-house content management system which represents considerable value for money and costs savings for both offices, both now and in the future.

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what the cost was of updating the official portraits on his Department’s website during its recent update. (267587)