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Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement applies to cambridgeshirepeterboroughca.gov.uk and subsidiary websites.

This website is run by Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority. 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
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

You can impose a range of accessibility measures including grey filters, readable fonts, dark background and high contrast by clicking on the blue accessibility tab at the top left hand of each page.

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard due to the non-compliances listed below.

  • most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen
    reader software
  • The interactive map located on https://cambridgeshirepeterborough-ca.gov.uk/map-new/ Scrolls horizontally on small phones (e.g. iPhone 5) also the navigation is not marked as a list. A png used by the map does not contain Alt text.
  • Some controls do not currently change appearance when they are selected
  • Many PDFs do not specify a default language, utilise tags, have specified headings or use bookmarks to aid navigation.
  • 23 PDFs do not have the first heading as a H1
  • The are some missing ARIA label IDs on the page https://cambridgeshirepeterborough-ca.gov.uk/who-we-are/business-board/net-zero-hub/
  • Website’s search bar requires contrast sufficiently with it’s surroundings.
  • Captions are required for some prerecorded audio and video
  • Some links use the same link text for different destinations
  • Some text does not  have very high contrast (AAA)
  • 2 input selections are not classed as Submit buttons

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

  • comms@cambridgeshirepeterborough-ca.gov.uk
  • 01480 277180

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 28 days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

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, you can contact us by phone or visiting us in person, or via our contact us form

We provide a text relay service for people who are D/deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment.

Our offices have audio induction loops, or if you contact us before your visit we can arrange a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter.

Enforcement procedure

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).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

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

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 PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.

Live video

We do not plan to add captions to live video streams because live video is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 25/10/2022. It was last reviewed on 25/10/2022.

This website was last tested on 25/10/2022. The test was carried out by Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority.