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Public Sector: Internet

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN HL9070, tabled on 12 October 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of public sector bodies’ compliance with the Public Sector (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018, now that the 23 September 2020 deadline has passed.

Answered on

27 October 2020

The Government Digital Service (GDS) is testing websites in accordance with the Accessibility Regulations.

GDS will periodically publish information about their monitoring. GDS will also, on behalf of the Minister for the Cabinet Office, publish a list of websites with non-compliant accessibility statements.

GDS encourages organisations to engage with them to increase the accessibility of their websites for users.

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Cabinet Office