Accessibility Statement - Somerset Registration Services

Accessibility statement

This accessibility statement refers to the site

Somerset Council is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and applying the relevant accessibility standards.


Efforts to support accessibility

Somerset Council takes the following measures to ensure accessibility:

  • Our internal policies include Accessibility.
  • Somerset Registration Service’s customer engagement strategy includes accessibility issues.

Current accessibility standard of the site:

WCAG 2.1 level AA


Current content conformance status:

Partially conformant: some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.


Known accessibility issues

Despite our best efforts users may experience some issues. This is a description of known accessibility issues. Please contact us if you observe an issue that is not listed.

Website Navigation:
Some users cannot easily navigate all areas of the site when only using a keyboard. This is being reviewed and improvements scheduled in 2023.

Design Issues:
We are aware that there are some design issues that need improving, e.g. where text contrast not optimised. We have scheduled work to improve these issues in 2023.


Assessment methods

Somerset Council assessed the accessibility of this site using the following method(s):

  • Self-evaluation: Somerset Registration Service staff have evaluated this site.
  • SiteImprove has evaluated this site.

Feedback process

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of this site. Please contact us via one of the following methods:

We aim to respond to feedback within 5 business days.

This statement was created on 21 November 2022 using the Siteimprove Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.