Accessibility

This page states our intention that our website is usable and accessible to all users and details some of the measures taken.

This website's objectives are to conform to the Guidelines for UK government websites, which support the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, Level AA, to ensure a Web accessibility standard have been achieved and are maintained.

Alternative text

All images on this site are accompanied by a brief alternative text which where appropriate identifies an image or its function. This alternative text (alt-text) is generally only visible when the browser's automatic image loading feature is turned off.

Links

All text links are written so that they make sense when read out of context.

PDFs

Adobe® Acrobat® Portable Document Format (PDF) files on this site will be tagged to allow basic accessibility as resources allow, or on request. For more detailed information about PDF accessibility please visit the Adobe website accessibility section. For more help with Acrobat files generally, and a link to download Acrobat Reader see the site help page.

Text size

The text on this website has been styled using a non-fixed value in a style sheet. This means that users can easily change the text size using their browser settings.

Online surveys

Please note that online surveys published on this website do not currently conform to accessibility guidelines due to technical restraints.
We are aware of this issue and are currently investigating ways to resolve the situation.

More help

For more information and help about changing your browser settings please visit the BBC's My Web My Way pages.

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