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GOV.UK ID Check app: Building an accessible digital identity app

GOV.UK ‘Confirm your identity’ page on a mobile device

The background At Government Digital Service (GDS), our mission is to make digital government simpler, clearer and faster for everyone. As part of the GOV.UK One Login programme, we released the GOV.UK ID Check app for iOS and Android last …

An update on the accessibility of conditionally revealed questions

An example of a radio button answer using a conditional reveal to open an input field.

The GOV.UK Design System is improving radio buttons and checkboxes that conditionally reveal fields to make them more accessible. This post provides an update on our work and research.

Five lessons from making DBS services accessible

Gold statue Of 'Justice', Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey, London viewed from a low angle against a blue sky.

Leyla Kee-McParlin of the Disclosure and Barring Service talks about the challenges of making services accessible and inclusive, and how that can be applied to other services, by using teams’ existing skills, but getting help from specialists where needed. Accessibility and inclusion is never “done” and learning has to continue.