We have built this website so the content is easy to use for as many people as possible, regardless of their disability or impairment. Although we have taken steps to make this site accessible we would still welcome your comments on how we can improve it. You can give us feedback using the contact form.
You can view this site using the standard text size or you can choose to make the text larger (or smaller). This can be done by changing the text size option in your web browser. In Internet Explorer and Firefox this option is under the View menu on the toolbar.
Our website is compliant with screen readers such as JAWS.
For additional help on accessing websites we strongly recommend you visit the BBC Accessibility Help pages of www.bbc.co.uk which offers extensive support on different ways to customise your browser, PC or MAC, and keyboard. It also recommends various software packages which can assist users in accessing a wide range of websites.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an organisation that employs experts who know how to make websites more accessible or easier to use. The W3C experts have written a number of standards or guides to help website developers ensure that the sites they are building are accessible to as many people as possible.
This site has been tested against W3C compliance and the majority of pages meet AA standard, complying with all priority 1 and 2 guidelines of the W3C web content accessibility guidelines.