Access Keys

Use access keys to assist with navigation around the website. This website uses the UK Government access key system.

Internet Explorer 6+: Hold down the ALT key, press the number of the access key, release both keys then press ENTER

Firefox 3+: Hold down the SHIFT key and the ALT key and then press the number of the access key

Safari 3+: Hold down the CTRL key if using a Mac or the ALT key if using Windows and press the number of the access key

Chrome: Hold down the ALT key and then press the number of the access key

Hands typing on computer keyboard.Standard access keys:

  • S Skip navigation
  • 1 Home page
  • 2 News & Media Centre
  • 3 Our site map
  • 4 Search our site
  • 5 Frequently asked questions
  • 6 Help
  • 7 Complaints procedure
  • 8 Our terms and conditions
  • 9 Feedback
  • 0 Link to page with keyboard access information

Screen reader keys

If you use a recent version of a screen reader you can navigate through the content on a page using the following keystrokes:

  • H to navigate through all the headings on a page
  • Shift and H to cycle backwards through the headings
  • Insert and F6 to provide a list of all headings on a page
  • Insert and F7 to provide a list of all links on a page

Skip links

Each page contains a skip link. This is so that you can bypass the site navigation and jump to the content on a page if you are using a screen reader or keyboard.