UK Web accessibility after Brexit?

I saw a message today to a mailing list (essentially) asking – what impact does Brexit have on the accessibility of UK websites – specifically UK government (anything that ends in

A worrying, but understandable question. The answer came that websites will still have to comply with the:

What was not mentioned was that the requirement to be accessible will only really apply for services available UK residents.

If the service is for non-UK residents (and I may be incorrect) non-UK citizens, then this a11y requirement may not be required.


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