Accessibility statement

The power of the web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect.

The team behind this web site hope that whoever needs to use it, can do so easily.

If you do have problems, or would like to make any suggestions to improve the site from an accessibility point of view, please get in touch with us. Talk to us about the problem and we will listen.

Settings for accessibility

In the settings for accessibility section you can adapt this website to meet your needs. The settings you create on this page will be saved for future visits. If you wish to return to the standard settings, click the "Reset site settings" button.


We have made every effort to ensure this web site is easily readable using 'plain english'. In addition, we have ensured that the design of this web site is not an obstacle to its usability and readability.

The 'Text Only' option provides a plain text alternative to every page on this web site. In addition, we have minimised the use of Javascript to almost zero, to ensure that all browsing media and devices are able to access the information on this site with ease.

The site is also designed to be easily printable - providing a simple, text based output onto paper.

The technical nature of this website

The web site is designed to be accessible to a minimum of WAI AA and has been built to validate as XHTML.

If you have any questions relating to this web site, its technical architecture or its eGif compliance, please contact the webmaster