Digital government promises and MPs using the internet
14 August 2012 Last updated at 13:42 BST
Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones looks at how the internet revolution has - or has not - changed government and its use by politicians.
He ponders if they will ever deliver the promised "digital government" and if online e-government services are driven more by a wish to cut costs.
The World at One is looking at the changing face of technology every day this week.