Accessibility statement

This statement applies to content published on this EU Memoranda site (europeanmemoranda.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/). It does not apply to content on other gov.uk domains and subdomains.

This website is run by the The Cabinet Office Withdrawal Agreement Implementation and EU Engagement Team. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible. The text should be clear and simple to understand. You should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 300% without problems
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • use most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or think this website is not meeting accessibility requirements, email us at donald.harris@cabinetoffice.gov.uk.

We will review your request and get back to you.

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’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 Cabinet Office Withdrawal Agreement Implementation and EU Engagement Team is committed to making its websites 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-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non compliance with the accessibility regulations

  • Some form controls may be difficult to navigate using a keyboard or screen reader software, due to missing associated labels (3.3.2 Labels or Instructions Level A)
  • Our PDFs are not accessible as they are not tagged properly and scanned from paper copies

For copies of EU documents that have been uploaded on our website, accessible versions can be downloaded from the European Union's Access to European Law site known as EUR-Lex at https://eur-lex.europa.eu/advanced-search-form.html.

Disproportionate burden

Historical PDFs prior to 20 September 2020 are not accessible and it would would be a disproportionate burden to update them given the volume of documents available on this website. Accessible versions will be provided if needed and can be requested through the above contact details for any accessibility issues.

How we tested this website

This website was last tested on 24 August 2020. The test was carried out by the Cabinet Office Digital Communications team.

Tests are carried out using a automated auditing tools, using WebAims WAVE accessibility evaluation tool.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We will try resolve all outstanding non-compliance issues that are within our control as part of our on-going improvements.

All developers working on this site receive accessibility training before working on the site.

Date last modified: 11 Sept 2020.