The Digital Communications Unit was created in 2008. The programme budget in the year 2008-09 was £12.5 million and in 2009-10 planned expenditure of £10.8 million.
The remit of the unit covers all online services from the Department including elements of Direct Gov, Teachers TV and essential e-mail communications and phone line support services to local authorities, regional government offices and to all schools.
The cost of maintaining/developing the Department’s website at:
is as follows: