It's not really news; we could of guessed they wouldn't be ready. Perhaps there should have been some announcement? The Register
I suggest the government employ some of the clever techies on this very board as consultants. We would never let our systems get in such a mess. Consultants on suitable salaries of course

We have a couple of machines that are running XP and will continue to do so as they run stuff that we can't get working under W7. Mostly it's driver issues. We ditched IE6 when Adam was in short trousers!