This statement relates to web pages hosted on the domain, and was prepared in March 2020 in line with the guidance of The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) Accessibility Regulations 2018 No.952.

Website Standards Compliance

This website is built according to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 (AA standard) and the W3C Standards on Web Design. It is designed in line with recognised best practices, and the designer has undergone training in creating accessible content. The website is periodically checked for compliance against the aforementioned guidelines and standards using the following tools: WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool, SortSite Desktop by PowerMapper, and the Accessibility Inspector by Mozilla Firefox.

Help to Navigate this Site

For guides on assistive technologies for using websites with a range of devices visit: My Computer My Way (MCMW).

Content Which May Not Be Accessible.

This site contains pdf documents, which may, in general, have accessibility issues. We try our best to make such content accessible as much as possible; for instance, before publishing pdf documents on our site, we check them with the online tool PAVE, and make any necessary adjustments and corrections. In the event that you encounter accessibility issues with any of these documents, or any other content on this website, please contact us, so that we can help you with such issues.

Enforcement Procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations. If you encounter and communicate any issues to use, and you are not happy with our response, you may contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Sorry, this website uses features that your browser doesn’t support. Upgrade to a newer version of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge and you’ll be all set.