Accessibility Statement | Counter Terrorism Policing

Accessibility statement

This accessibility statement applies to the website for Counter Terrorism Policing at www.counterterrorism.police.uk

This website is run by Counter Terrorism Policing HQ. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible. 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)

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.

 

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • some linked images are missing alternative text
  • social media icons in the footer have links that contain no text

 

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 please contact: nctphq.comms@met.police.uk

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 20 working 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, contact: nctphq.comms@met.police.uk setting out the issues you are experiencing and links to the page(s) affected.

 

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

Counter Terrorism Policing HQ is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

 

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.

 

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

 

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

At 200% zoom and more, the focus is not visible on and within the hamburger menu. This fails WCAG 2.4.7 Focus Visible. We plan to resolve the issue by 16 December 2022.

Some linked images are missing alternative text. This fails 1.1.1 Non-text Content (Level A) and 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context) (Level A). This has been partially addressed and we plan to resolve the issue by 16 December 2022.

Social icons in the footer have links that contain no text. This fails 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context) (Level A). We plan to resolve the issue by 16 December 2022.

 

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We plan to add the ReciteMe tool bar to the site to help accessibility.

 

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 11 November 2022. It was last reviewed on 22 November 2022.

This website was last tested in October 2022. The test were completed using both manual and automated methods using the WAVE Accessibility Tool and axeDevTool in Chrome Version 107.0.5304 on Linux and Windows.The tests were carried out externally on a sample of pages selected which covered different elements of the site.