The Child Support Agency has been replaced at the top of the central government league table by The Health Care Commission, which improves on its last months MorseMark score by recording 8.39.

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Moving up 13 places to 10 is The Pension Service. The e-GIF Accreditation Authority site, which is operated by the National Computing Centre, moves up 15 places to 14 overall, and has recorded the least amount of errors (3) and warnings (5), the fastest response time and passes automated (A) tests for accessibility.

The top ten central government sites recorded a combined MorseMark of 68.589, up slightly on last month’s score of 68.409. This compares with Local government top ten combined score of 87.154.

High climbers
The Department of Work & Pension’s site at DWP moves up 34 places to 32, with a MorseMark score of 4.385, up from 1.988 and recording improvements in Accessibility and speed test scores. Although another DWP site, WorkTrain takes the bottom slot.

Accessibility & eGMS
20 sites passed (A) automated accessibility tests, representing 27 percent of the total sites tested. A further 28 sites scored above 90 percent. No sites passed the second level (AA) automated tests, although local egov came close, scoring 94.57 percent. Four sites pass automated eGMS tests, with a further 4 scoring above 90 per cent.

Errors & Warnings
The least error occurrences (3) were recorded by drugs, and NIO, with the most errors (10341) recorded by Transport for London’s site at TFL. The highest number of warnings (24260) was recorded by uk-trade-invest.

Performance Tests
The Office of Rail Regulation site at rail-reg once again recorded the slowest response time with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office site at FCO recording the slowest download speed. Of the 74 sites tested, 33 passed both modem and ADSL speed tests.

At the bottom
The Department of Trade and Industry’s site at DTI is replaced at the foot of the table by Work Train. The Ministry of Defence site moves out of the bottom ten and up to 55, while the DCMS site falls 9 places into the bottom ten at 70. The bottom ten sites scored a combined MorseMark of 16.077, up slightly from 15.363 recorded last month. In the local government table, the bottom ten combined MorseMark score is 2.567.

Published on: 12:00AM on 20th July 2005