Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website.

We use cookies to store information about how you use this service, such as the pages you visit.

Cookie settings

We use 2 types of cookie. One type is essential for this service to work. The other type tracks your usage of this service and you can choose whether to have that cookie enabled.

Cookies that measure website use

We use Google Analytics to measure how you use the website so we can improve it based on user needs. We do not allow Google to use or share the data about how you use this site.

Google Analytics sets cookies that store anonymised information about:

  • how you got to the site
  • the pages you visit within this service, GOV.UK and other government digital services, and how long you spend on each page
  • what you click on while you are visiting the site

Strictly necessary cookies

These essential cookies do things like remember your progress through a form.

They always need to be on.