Revenue and Customs: ICT

Treasury written question – answered on 6th November 2018.

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Photo of Chris Law Chris Law Shadow SNP Spokesperson (International Development)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to page 3 of the HMRC Annual Report and Accounts 2017-18, what steps HMRC has taken to ensure that computer applications it has using the SAP platform are accessible by disabled staff.

Photo of Mel Stride Mel Stride Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster General

HMRC is working closely with SAP and other supporting suppliers to address known accessibility issues on the SAP platform as part of a wider look at how the department can improve the accessibility of technology across its estate. HMRC and SAP are using established accessibility frameworks to ensure common standards are met, and working to make sure the platform meets the accessibility needs of our department’s staff.

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