Accessibility

This site is designed to be accessible for the widest possible audience regardless of ability. This includes providing access for people with disabilities who may have special needs.


How to use Access Keys in your Browser

Browser What To Do
Internet Explorer 5+ (PC) Hold down the ALT key, press the number/letter of the access key, release both keys then press ENTER
Internet Explorer 5+ (Mac) Hold down the CTRL key and press the number/letter of the access key
Firefox, Mozilla (PC) Hold down the ALT + SHIFT key and press the number/letter of the access key
Firefox, Mozilla (Mac) Hold down the CTRL key and press the number/letter of the access key
Netscape 7 (PC) Hold down the ALT key and press the number/letter of the access key
Safari (Mac) Hold down the CTRL key and press the number/letter of the access key
Opera Hold down the Shift key and press Escape, release both keys, then press the number/letter of the access key

Main Access Keys

Page Access Key
Home 0
Council Summary 1
Calendar 2
Election Results 3
Representatives
  • Council Members
  • Political Parties
  • Co-Opted Members
  • Members of Parliament (Westminster)
  • Members of European Parliament
  • Members of Scottish Parliament
  • Justices of the Peace
4
  • b
  • c
  • d
  • f
  • g
  • h
  • i
Council Bodies
  • Committees and Sub-Committees
  • Joint Boards
  • Outside Bodies
  • Council Management
  • Community Councils
5
  • j
  • l
  • k
  • w
  • u
Committee Documents
  • Latest Meetings and Agendas
6
  • o
Search
  • Member Search
  • Document Search
7
  • r
  • s
Political Management Documents z
Accessibility a
Northgate Home Page n
Login/Logout 9

Font Size

The font size for these webpages can be enlarged to make reading the pages easier for those who find the default text size too small. The font can be increased and decreased using the font icons under the main logo.

They can also be accessed through access keys:

Access Keys - Increase/Decrease Font Size

Font Size Access Key
Standard Font Size m
Large Font Size =
Extra Large Font Size -

Compatibility Information

These web pages have been tested on the following web browsers:

W3C Validation Service

This website is built using code compliance with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards for XHTML and Cascading Style Sheets. W3C is the governing authority on web development standards and practices.The site displays correctly with current browsers, and using standard XHTML code means that any future browsers will also display this website correctly.


Web Accessibility Initiative Double A Conformance

This website conforms to the Double-A level of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. The Accessibility Guidelines explain how to make Web content accessible to people with disabilities. Conformance to these Guidelines helps to make the Web more accessible to users with disabilities and benefits all users.

There may be a few pages that do not conform to all the guidelines. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the whole site conforms, with so many contributors, this is an ongoing process. If you have any problem accessing any information on the site, please contact us and and we will endeavor to provide the information in a suitable manner.


W3C WAI Compliant  W3C XHTML1 compliant  W3C CSS Compliant