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Government Departments: Internet

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 106998, tabled on 21 October 2020

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the diversity of supply of (a) hosting and (b) cloud services to Government; and what proportion of Government web services are hosted on Amazon Web Services.

Answered on

3 November 2020

The Cabinet Office reviews the diversity of supply of government hosting and cloud services.

Departments are required to follow the Technology Code of Practice when choosing a cloud provider. Departments must show that they have chosen the technology which provides the best value for money while meeting user needs.

Details of spend with cloud hosting providers is available on the G-Cloud dashboard.

Answered by

Cabinet Office