We’re committed to making this website accessible, so it can be used by as many people as possible.
This statement applies to the Scottish Parliament’s Public Petitions website. This domain is owned by the Scottish Parliament (referred to hereafter as Parliament).
This Parliament website shares common underlying design schema and is linked to the Parliament’s full website. The associated accessibility statement can be found here.
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 a keyboard
- navigate the website using speech recognition software
- listen to the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
How accessible is this website?
This website should be fully accessible.
How to request content in a different format
If you need information in a different format, please contact us and tell us:
- the web address (URL) of the content that you need
- your contact name and email address
- the type of format you need
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
If you find any problems or if you think we’re not meeting the accessibility requirements, please contact us to report this.
If you contact us with a complaint and you’re not happy with our response contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).
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
Parliament is committed to making this website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.
How we tested this website
Our websites were and are currently being tested for compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines V2.1 level A and level AA using a combination of automated tools for accessibility WCAG 2.0 standards.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 4 March 2021.
This website is tested on an ongoing basis via a combination of accessibility tools.