Advisory Committee for Social Science Accessibility Statement
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This website is run by the Food Standards Agency. 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 have 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. You can see a full list of issues we currently know about in the non-accessible content section of this statement.
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:
- email the Advisory Committee on Social Science secretariat at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- write to the Advisory Committee on Social Science secretariat at: Clive House, 70 Petty France, London, SW1H 9EX
We will consider your request and get back to you in 7 working days.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We are 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: Bethan Davies at SERD@food.gov.uk or write to Advisory Committee on Social Science secretariat at: Clive House, 70 Petty France, London, SW1H 9EX.
Read tips on contacting organisations about inaccessible websites.
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
Food Standards Agency 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 partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
We are not currently aware of any non-accessible content.
At this time, we have not made any disproportionate burden claims.
Content that's not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
PDFs and archived documents
The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they are not essential to providing our services. For example, we will not be making our archived documents accessible at this time. The details, agenda and papers for the 2018 to 2019 meetings are linked from our website to the National Archives.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 25 August 2020. It was last reviewed on 17 August 2021.
This website was last tested on 4 June 2021 by the Digital Accessibility Centre.
The site was tested using a sample of pages. Any problems identified were fixed across the site to ensure consistency. We will continue to test the website using our automated checking tools.