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John Barrett MP

John Barrett MP for Edinburgh West, 2001-2010

Accessibility

It is the aim of this site to meet the key guidelines of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) on coding and the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) on accessibility.

The site has been designed to be valid XHTML1.0 and valid CSS, however where legacy pages transferred from John’s old site are being displayed, some content may not be valid XHTML.

We have chosen not to use access keys for navigating the site using the keyboard. Our reasons for this are based on the advice of RNIB including that access keys can conflict with shortcut keys in the user’s software. We have taken other steps to make navigation as easy as possible.

The site offers two viewing options: high and low-graphics. In almost all cases these two options show exactly the same text content, they are not parallel sites but two views of the same content.

Some visitors to the site may prefer to use the low-graphics option because of special requirements for navigating and/or reading/listening to the site - though the high-graphics version has also been designed with such visitors in mind. The low-graphics version may also be preferred by visitors who have a low-bandwidth connection, have a low-resolution screen or want to print out a page.

If you require to view the text at a larger or smaller size, most web browsers will allow text resizing. The BBC website offers a handy guide on how to do this in most popular browsers on Windows, Mac or Linux computers.

 

Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional     Valid CSS!     Level A conformance icon, W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0

This website was established while I was a Member of Parliament. The site content is being kept online as a source of information, but all forms / email have been disabled.