CABINET OFFICE INVESTIGATING OUTAGE AS MATTR OF URGENCY
The Cabinet Office is investigating the outage of the Government website as part of a wider worldwide internet issue.
The Prime Minister’s official spokesman said: “We are aware of the issues with gov.uk which means many users are unable to access the site.
“Obviously this happened recently, it appears to be a wider issue, a global issue, and as you would expect Cabinet Office are investigating it as a matter of urgency.”
Asked whether there was any evidence it was a hostile act, he added: “It appears to be, initially at least, this is an issue that is affecting a number of sites globally, it doesn’t appear to be targeted to any one site.”