Further closures are planned, but these additional sites are being assessed for their validity. Of the 951 current sites, only 26 have been identified that they will definitely stay.
Ninety sites have already been closed.
Cabinet minister Pat McFadden has said that this is a reaction to the public’s natural need for so-called ‘supersites’.
The majority of the information on the sites will be transferred to Directgov and Business Link. Any other information will be spread across the remaining sites.
The Government expects to save approximately £9 million over three years as a result of trimming down on the ‘vanity sites’ which offer no real value.
Some of the medical website closures
Full list of closures can be found on the BBC website .