[ubuntu-uk] Government spending cuts should affect us!

Barry Titterton barry.titterton at mail.adsl4less.com
Sun Jan 9 21:33:25 UTC 2011

On Sun, 2011-01-09 at 17:44 +0000, Barry Drake wrote:
> I've just posted the below to my MP.  How's about if we all do something like that?  Takes five minutes or less ...
> Hi Vernon ....  There are millions of pounds to be save on IT by all our government departments.  
> Take a quick look at any of the following.  Is our present government looking into this?  If not,
> why not.
> 1) Specsavers upgrades to Linux:
> http://www.computerworlduk.com/in-depth/outsourcing/2001/specsavers-cio-explains-his-vision/
> 2) Gendarmerie Nationale upgrades to Ubuntu:
> http://blog.canonical.com/?p=6 
> http://www.canonical.com/about-canonical/resources/case-studies/french-national-police-force-saves-%E2%82%AC2-million-year-ubuntu
> 3) GOSH - Great Ormond Street upgrades:
> http://www.canonical.com/about-canonical/resources/case-studies
> Thanks.  Barry Drake

Done. I will let you know what reply, if any, I get from my MP

Barry Titterton

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