UK Government’s single Website since 1994

I tweeted four screenshots a couple of days ago showing the main UK Government Websites since 1994. A few folks have asked for better quality resolution, so here are the best I currently have (if you have better, happy to share them).

I briefly covered the history of government attempts to duplicate the single Website / portal model of AOL and CompuServe in my piece Happy 20th anniversary online government.

1994 – Government Information Service
2001 – UKonline
2004 – Directgov
Gov.UK 2016.png
GOV.UK – 2012


  1. So what this is telling me is HMG have been round the same loop about every 5 years.. but with a different colour scheme. Progress?

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