The cost of maintaining the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) entire web platform in the 2008-09 financial year was £1.45 million. This covers hosting, development and support costs.
The FCO's web platform is home to 250 websites, including cross-Government websites such as
and our network of embassy and high commission websites. It is not possible to calculate the individual cost of the main corporate website.
The forecast cost of maintaining the 250 websites on the FCO web platform in 2009-10 is £1.45 million.
These costs do not include staff time spent updating the websites.