Access Keys Information

We have implemented the Government standard access key system to help you move around the site without using a mouse or similar device. Different browsers use access keys in different ways. Users will generally need to hold down a key or two, and then press the choosen access key.

Using access keys on PCs

Firefox 2+:Hold down the SHIFT key and the ALT key and then press the number of the access key

Opera 9:Hold SHIFT and the ESC key and the list of access keys will appear

Internet Explorer 5+:Hold down the ALT key, press the number of the access key, release both keys then press ENTER

Netscape 7:Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key

Using access keys on Macs

Firefox 2+: Hold down the SHIFT key and the ALT key and then press the number of the access key

Opera 9: Hold SHIFT and the ESC key and the list of access keys will appear

Internet Explorer 5+: Hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key

Safari: Hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key

Access keys

Site uses the following access keys:

S - Skip Navigation

1 - Home Page

2 - Print Page

3 - Email to Friend

4 - Site Search

5 - Submit / module Search

7 - Quickpoll Submit

8 - Terms and Conditions

9 - Back Buttons

0 - Access Key Details

Skip navigation on any given page allows you to bypass the navigation areas and go directly to that page's main content.