This statement applies to the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament website
We’re committed to making our website accessible so that it can be used by as many people as possible.
This statement applies to content published on the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament website (https://isc.independent.gov.uk/).
Our domain (independent.gov.uk) is owned by the Cabinet Office.
We aim to make our website accessible to the widest possible audience. This means, for example, that you should be able to:
- change colours, contrast levels and fonts
- zoom in up to 400% without the text spilling off the screen
- navigate most of our website using a keyboard
- navigate most of our website using speech recognition software
- listen to most of our website using a screen reader
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have additional access needs.
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
To make The Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament website accessible, we:
- integrate accessibility into our procurement procedures
- provide accessibility training for our staff
- include individuals with disabilities in our design personas
This website is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1, level AA, due to the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.
How accessible is our website?
Parts of our websites are not fully accessible. For example, we’ve found the following issues on our website:
- Our reCAPTCHA function on our contact form may present a barrier to screen readers. We are reviewing this function with the view to making improvements where we can.
- All of the links embedded throughout the website open their respective content into new tabs – including this page. We signal this fact with a prefaced statement on each page where active links occur. There may be an issue for users navigating the site who happen to miss this caveat, especially for those guided by technology.
If you are affected by any of the above issues please do not hesitate to contact us.
How to request content in an accessible format
If you need information in a different format, contact us through our Contact form and tell us:
- the web address (URL) of the content that you need
- your contact name and email address
- the type of format you need
We will consider your request and aim to respond within 20 days.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or if you think we’re not meeting the accessibility requirements contact us through our Contact form.
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 Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
PDFs and other documents
The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.
Any new PDF documents we publish will aim to meet accessibility standards.
How we tested this website
Our website was tested for compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1, level AA.
This website was last tested on 18 January 2021. The test was carried out by the Digital Accessibility Centre.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 12 February 2021.
It was last updated on 12 February 2021.