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Government to axe hundreds of 'unnecessary' websites

BBC - The government is to conduct a review of all 820 of its websites, Cabinet Minister Francis Maude has announced. A report by the Central Office of Information has revealed that the government spent £94m on website development and running costs and £32m on web staff in 2009 - 2010. The UK Trade and Investment website averaged 28,000 users per month but cost over £4m to build said the COI. Each site visitor cost the government £11.78 according to the figures.