10 Downing Street has responded to the petition assuring that accessibility is taken very seriously and to prove it they have put their best people on the case:
Action 7 of the Prime Minister's Digital Strategy is to 'improve accessibility to technology for the digitally excluded and ease of use for the disabled'.
This strategy is to be implemented by DTI with support from OGC and eGU (now the Cabinet Office Delivery and Transformation Group). A cross-government review of the Digital Strategy is currently under way under the supervision of the DTI).
You've got to be kidding me.
Power to the people. eh?