To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families for which Government websites his Department is responsible; how many visitors each received in the last period for which figures are available; and what the cost of maintaining each site was in that period.
The Department is responsible for a number of online services to a wide range of audiences including schools, their governors, local authorities, children's services, parents, young people and children, including online publications services. The Department is working towards consolidation of all its websites. Public-facing content is being migrated to Directgov and business content to Businesslink.
The Department's services received just over 9.8 million unique visits from April to August 2008. During this period the Department spent £1,131,403.00 on these services.