local authorities

GOV.UK Verify is just for central government services to start with, but local authorities also run digital services that need to include identity assurance. We've been working on research and pilot projects with OIX and local authority partners to help develop a shared understanding of how this might work.

Exploring the need for GOV.UK Verify in local government - get involved

Ian Litton of Warwickshire County Council and Michael Clark of the Government Digital Service provide an update on the work that local authorities and GDS have done together on citizen identity needs for local authority services. Learn how you can get involved in upcoming pilots.