Almost a third of local councils in the UK are still running Windows XP, months after a public sector-wide extended support agreement came to an end, CRN can reveal.

CRN sent Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to all 435 local councils in the UK in June – two months after extended support came to an end – and 105 supplied us with data on which operating systems they run in their PC estate.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.