Accessibility statement

We’re committed to making our websites accessible so they can be used by as many people as possible.

Technical information about accessibility

We aim for our websites to meet the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 AA standard.

Making our websites accessible

To make UK Parliament websites accessible, we:

  • include accessibility as part of our digital strategy.
  • integrate accessibility into our procurement.
  • provide accessibility training for our staff.
  • include people with disabilities in our design personas.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Our websites have been designed to be compatible with modern browsers and support screen reader technologies such as JAWS and NVDA.

Technical specifications

Our websites rely on the following technologies to work with web browsers, assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

Assessing our websites

We run automated testing of new websites to identify and fix issues that do not meet the AA standard.

Contact us

If you need a document in a different format, or find any accessibility issues with any of our websites contact the development team.

  • Email: webmaster@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 3000
  • Address: Parliamentary Digital Service, Houses of Parliament, Westminster, SW1A 0AA

Accessibility help

For guidance on adapting your computer to your accessibility needs, visit AbilityNet. Their site shows you how to: