90% of local councils questioned would support a code of conduct that is the same and mandatory for all local authorities, according to research conducted by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC).
The plan calls on government to end the sale of all new polluting vehicles earlier than 2040 and to revise Vehicle Excise Duty to incentivise the purchase of new and second-hand zero-emissions vehicles.
Accessibility is the name of this game. Web designers are getting better at addressing the issues, but general awareness of accessibility requirements is still low. This is worrying – websites that are not currently accessible are potentially breaching the Equality Act of 2010. One of the first places to look for help should be the Government Digital Service (GDS), which provides help, advice and guidance on legislation regarding accessibility.
It is surprisingly easy to start meeting the government’s accessibility requirements.