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We’re committed to making this website fully accessible so it can be used by as many people as possible. This statement explains:
We have put accessibility features in place that means you should be able to:
If you have additional access needs, you can find advice on making your device easier to use on the AbilityNet website.
The content on this website has been written in Plain English wherever possible so it is easy to understand.
The latest Silktide report shows this website has a reading age of 11 and a half years old.
This website went live on 26 May 2021. An in-depth review of the site highlighted the following issues:
Each time we release new content and/or functionality on this website, we run an manual accessibility test using the Silktide accessibility testing platform. This checks the content of this website against the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) WCAG 2.1 accessibility standards using automated testing techniques. Any highlighted issues are corrected as soon as possible to make sure our high compliance score is maintained.
Silktide also carries out an automated weekly check of this website and alerts us of anything we need to resolve.
The latest manual Silktide report, run on 7 July 2022, stated this website had achieved:
We are taking steps to make sure the PDF is formatted correctly to gain full compliance.
We also carry out regular manual checks using the WAVE web accessibility evaluation tool. This provides visual feedback about the accessibility of web content by injecting icons and indicators into the page. You can find out more about the WAVE tool on the WEBAIM website.
Since the launch of this website in May 2021, we have put a number of procedures in place to make sure this website remains accessible. These include:
We are also investigating ways to test, and gain feedback on, our website with real users from across East Riding of Yorkshire.
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please let us know so we can work to fix it. You can contact us by either of the following methods:
During office hours (Monday to Friday, 9am - 4pm):
We’ll aim to get back to you within 3 days.
What to do if you are unhappy with our response
If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, 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’).
We can provide any information on this website in another language, or in another format such as:
During office hours (Monday to Friday, 9am - 4pm) please:
The statement was prepared on 25 May 2021. It was last updated on 7 July 2022.