Accessibility Statement

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Accessibility statement for Youth Voice Bucks 

This statement applies to content published on: 


Other websites managed by Buckinghamshire Council will have their own separate accessibility statements. 

As a minimum, you should be able to: 

  • zoom in up to 300% without problems 
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard 
  • operate most of the website using a screen reader 

We’ve also tried to make the website text as simple as possible to understand. 

For advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability, visit AbilityNet. 

How accessible this website is is partially compliant with WCAG 2.1 AA standards. However, we are constantly working to improve both our compliance and the experience of our users. 

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

  • some online maps and mapping services cannot be easily navigated 
  • some pages and documents are not clearly written or structured 
  • some videos do not have captions 
  • some content is low colour contrast 

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 

We will consider your request and get back to you within 20 working days. 

Contacting us 

You can contact us by emailing 

You can also phone us on 01296 383 293. Please ask for the Participation Team. If you would like to call but can’t hear or speak on the phone you can use the Relay UK text relay service: 18001 01296 383 293 

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: 

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 contact us with a complaint and you’re not happy with our response contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS). 

Technical Information about this website’s accessibility 

Buckinghamshire Council is committed to making its website 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 following issues: 

Non-accessible content 

Parts of the website link to council websites. Some of these websites are not fully accessible. 

Non compliance with the accessibility regulations 

Issues on 

  1. Inaccessible documents
    Some documents are in less accessible formats, for example PDF. This is necessary to provide statutory information. 
  1. Videos do not have captions
    Videos hosted on 3rd party websites such as YouTube may not have captions. 
  1. Some content is low colour contrast
    Some content has been highlighted as low colour contrast on WCAG tests, although passes other accessibility checks. 
  1. Links only comply to WCAG A standard
    Certain links lack description and may not be clear for screen reader users. 
  1. Headings are not structured
    On some pages the heading levels are skipped. 

Disproportionate burden 

Not applicable. 

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations 

Third party content 

Where we choose to feature third party content or functionality on our website, we are responsible for ensuring it meets accessibility standards. However, we are not responsible for the accessibility of third party platforms or content that is neither funded nor developed by us, or under our control. This includes: 

  • third party websites that we link to from this website and any of our other digital channels 
  • social media platforms 
  • data we supply to national databases 
  • third party content we are legally required to publish but is not in the control of Buckinghamshire Council 

What we’re doing to improve accessibility 

We also test this website regularly with real users. 

We will use this information to develop an accessibility roadmap that will show how and when we plan to make improvements on this website. 

To help improve accessibility, we have installed One Click Accessibility ( 

Preparation of this accessibility statement 

This statement was prepared on 13th July 2022. It was last reviewed on 19th July 2022. 

This website was last tested on 13th July 2022. The test was carried out by WebAim using their WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool. 


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