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Our websites are changing


Right now BIS information lives on three different websites.

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Over the coming months we're winding down the BERR and DIUS websites and moving them to BIS. We're aiming to complete this work by March 2010 and make some improvements to the BIS website along the way.

All web addresses will be maintained so your bookmarks will still work. If we remove any pages you'll be redirected to an archive copy held by The National Archives.

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