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Departmental Internet

Volume 496: debated on Monday 20 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the answer of 9 July 2009, Official Report, column 947W, on departmental internet, which web browser his Department has chosen to replace Internet Explorer 6; what proportion of computers in his Department have been updated; and when he expects the update process to be completed. (287023)

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is updating its web browsers to Internet Explorer 7 as part of the deployment of its replacement desktop infrastructure. By the end of June 2009, some 57 per cent. of its networked computers had been updated. Completion is scheduled for the end of May 2010.