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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Mobile Phones

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 8th October 2018.

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Photo of Justin Madders Justin Madders Shadow Minister (Health and Social Care), Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Labour)

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if he will publish a list of the mobile phone applications developed by his Department and its agencies in the last three years; and what the cost to the public purse was of developing of each of those applications.

Photo of Margot James Margot James The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The information requested is not held centrally.

The Government Digital Service has, however, published guidance on gov.uk advising that developing native or hybrid apps is not usually the best way to deliver public services.

https://www.gov.uk/service-manual/technology/working-with-mobile-technology#native-or-hybrid-apps

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