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Making UK Parliament websites and apps more accessible

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Public sector websites and apps, including Parliament's, have a duty to make sure content is inclusive and accessible to as many people as possible. Sophie Miller describes the work that's been done to improve our digital services, challenges that had to be overcome, and why there is more to do.

How we launched remote voting in the House of Lords and made history

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Photo of peers debating via TV link in the House of Lords 15 June 2020

After successfully developing a remote voting system for the House of Commons, PDS turned attention to the House of Lords. Senior project manager Iain MacKinnon tells us how a new platform that does more than count votes came to life in 5 short weeks.