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Accessibility statement for South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner
This accessibility statement applies to www.southwalescommissioner.org.uk
The South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner team is committed to making this website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
* change colours, contrast levels and fonts
* zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
* navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
* listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
* We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
* AbilityNet (A digital world accessible to all. | AbilityNet) has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, or if you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact:
* Email: Commissioner@south-wales.police.uk
* Call: 01656 869366
* Ty Morgannwg, Police Headquarters, Bridgend, CF313SU
* We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 days.
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’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) (https://www.equalityadvisoryservice.com/) .
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 (w3.org) AA standard. The elements we have identified for further development are listed below:
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
* WCAG 1.1.1 Documents: Some historic PDF documents are in PDF, they are still accessible to read but are not readable by screen reading software (docs prior to Sept 23rd 2018 do not need to be changed)
* WCAG 1.1.1 Non-text Content - the Twitter logo across the site does not have alternative text.
* WCAG 2.1.1 Keyboard - the accordions on the 'Making a complaint' page are not keyboard accessible.
* WCAG 2.2.2 Pause Stop Hide - the carousel on the Home page cannot currently be paused.
We are working through all pdf documents to ensure they are all readable by screen reading software and also working to make technical changes to address other non-compliances. This piece of work is expected to be completed by the end of March, 2023.
We are commissioning a new website which is due for completion in the Summer (2023). The website will be built from the ground up - accessibility is a key requirement of the contract and the aim is for the new website will be fully compliant with regulations.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was first prepared in May 2021 and was last reviewed in February 2023.
This website was manually tested in February 2023 following an audit by the Government Digital Services which identified specific non-compliance issues.
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