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Accessibility statement

This accessibility statement applies to 

This website is run by the Scottish Government. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible. Our website includes:

  • easier-to-read colours
  • larger fonts
  • plain English
  • keyboard only navigation

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


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 with details of the problem you have encountered. 

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 

The Scottish Government is committed to making this website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. 

Compliance status 

This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.2 AA standard. 

Preparation of this accessibility statement 

This statement was prepared on 1 February 2024. It was last reviewed on 1 February 2024. 

This website was last tested on 2 February 2024 by the Digital Accessibility Team in the Scottish Government. 

The Digital Accessibility Team ran an automated test across the site, to detect compliance with WCAG 2.2 (AA). The automated tests were completed using the latest version of Axe. This was followed by a manual accessibility review of a representative sample of pages and content types and was conducted using assistive technology in accordance with the most used (JAWS and NVDA). 

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