Accessibility Statement for Slapton Parish Council

This website is run by Slapton Parish Council. It is our intent for as many people as possible to be able to fully access this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • 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 mostrecent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We have also tried to make the website text as simple as possible to understand. AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible is this website?

We know some parts of this website may not be fully accessible:

  • you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text

  • some PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software

  • you cannot skip to the main content when using a screen reader

  • there is a limit to how far you can magnify the map on our ‘contact’ page

What to do if you Can’t Access Parts of this Website

If you need information on this website in a different format such as accessible PDF, large print, easy read, or audio recording for example, please use the details below to make a request:

• Email: ParishClerk@Slapton-PC.org

We will consider your request and respond to you within 15 working days.

Reporting Accessibility Problems with this Website

We are continually looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or think we are not meetng accessibility requirements, please contact the Parish Clerk:

• Email: ParishClerk@Slapton-PC.org

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).Our Contact Details

​Our Contact Details 

  • Parish Clerk, Mrs Bridget Knight

    c/o Slapton Village Hall, Church Road, Slapton LU7 9BX

  • Email: ParishClerk@Slapton-PC.org

Technical Information about this Website’s Accessibility

Slapton Parish Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This website is currently compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

Some of our older PDF documents may not meet accessibility standards -for example, they may not be structured so they’re accessible to a screen reader. See WCAG 2.1 Success Criterion 4.1.2 (name, role value).

How we Tested this Website

This website was tested both manually and automatically prior to the writing of this statement, and most recently in November 2022. The tests were carried out using Wave, a Basic Accessibility Test (BAT) application.

This statement was updated April 2021.