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Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Internet

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL7606, tabled on 8 May 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many cloud services contracts that were previously delivered by British cloud services providers for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office are now delivered by multinational cloud service providers; what is the value of those contracts; and what are the names of the previous providers.

Answered on

22 May 2018

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has placed one contract with UK Cloud Ltd, now AWS, who host some of the FCO's digital and Consular services. No contracts are being delivered by multinational cloud service providers.

Overall expenditure over the last three financial years for the service listed above:

Financial Year 2014-15: £36,863
Financial Year 2015-16: £152,093
Financial Year 2016-17: £231,012