Cost of development: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/16/01203
Date received: 10 August 2016
Date responded: 18 August 2016

Information requested

The total expected cost of the Scottish Government's new website.


The new Scottish Government website is being developed in-house, delivering significant savings compared to development by an external contractor. Prototype development, user testing and domain registration has incurred costs of £80,000 over the last two years.

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Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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