Accessibility statement

This statement applies to content published on the domain.

This website is run by the Cabinet Office. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible. The text should be clear and simple to understand. You should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 400% without problems
  • navigate the website using just a keyboard
  • use the website with a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver and TalkBack)
  • use the website with speech recognition software (including the most recent versions of Dragon Naturally Speaking)

How accessible this website is

Parts of this website are not fully accessible. For example:

  • on some pages the markup does not aid accessibility for JAWS screen reader
  • on some pages rendering issues are observed when custom CSS styles are applied

How to request content in an accessible format

If you need information in a different format contact us and tell us:

  • the web address (URL) of the content
  • your name and email address
  • the format you need, for example, audio CD, braille, BSL or large print, accessible PDF

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or you think we’re not meeting the accessibility requirements, contact us.

Enforcement procedure

If you contact us with a complaint and you’re not happy with our response contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The Cabinet Office is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is not accessible for the following reasons.

  1. When applying a custom CSS text styling, rendering issues are observed on some pages. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.4.12 (Text Spacing)
  2. When navigating tabbed sections, the JAWS screen reader announces tab names excessively. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 4.1.2 (Name, Role, Value)

Disproportionate burden

We believe that the burden of fixing these accessibility problems would be disproportionate because the improvements would not justify the cost.

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

Not applicable

PDFs and other documents

Not applicable

How we tested this website

This website was tested for compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines V2.1 level AA, and these tests have been carried out by 3rd party specialists. We will update this page when issues are fixed.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 26 May 2021. It was last reviewed 26 May 2021.