[ Thanks to e5rebel for this link.
“The fact that over the last few years it has started
to make vague noises about doing so shows more that it’s realised
it looks pretty dumb compared to other governments as a
consequence, not that it’s serious about things. Indeed, it’s still
the case that closed-source software dominates government
procurement. A leaked copy of the government’s IT strategy has the
following imaginative attempt to explain why that is:”