The Independent Monitoring Boards (IMB) is responsible for the content of this website. The Ministry of Justice is responsible for the technical aspects.
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 the website using just a keyboard
Feedback and contact information
If you need information on this website in a different format, you can contact us:
Third Floor, Post Point 2
10 South Colonnade
Reporting accessibility problems
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, contact email@example.com giving details of the issue and any assistive technology you are using.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing 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 IMB 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, due to the non-compliance issues listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
Some PDFs published after 23 September 2018 fail WCAG 2.1 1.3.1 Info and Relationships.
These may include issues such as:
- PDFs may not being tagged properly – they do not contain proper headings
- conveying information using images only
- using tables for layout purposes
- not communicating the purposes of links in a meaningful way
- not including document properties, like the title or language
- using colour combinations that do not have enough contrast
Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
PDFs and other documents
The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
We are working to fix the issues listed in this statement.
We will monitor the accessibility of this website on an ongoing basis and fix any accessibility issues reported to us.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 17 November 2022.
The website was last tested on 17 November 2022. The tests on the website were carried out by the Ministry of Justice. We completed accessibility checks on a representative sample of pages using keyboard testing and the WAVE automated testing tool.