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Less than 1 in 10 IEG3 statements considered unsatisfactory

16 December 2003

The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister has announced over 90 per cent of local authorities across the country that submitted an Implementing Electronic Government (IEG) Round 3 statement have been assessed as satisfactory.

Only 35 out of 399 local councils have been requested to re-submit their IEG3 statement including two in the London region, the London Boroughs of Havering and Richmond Upon Thames.

The results collated from the IEG 3 process are "very encouraging" according to local e-Government Minister Phil Hope, who is "confident" that councils are on course to meet the 2005 e-services target.

The announcement came at the same times as the publication of a report reviewing the achievements of the first year of the National Strategy for Local e-Government. This report looks at the current state of the 20 National Projects and the 100 e-Government partnerships, as well as looking forward to the requirements for fulfilling the Government's 2005 goals.

The report is available online by clicking here
 (860Kb PDF)

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