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This accessibility statement applies to East Midlands Freeport (EMF).

This website is run by Leicestershire County Council on behalf of the EMF partners.

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

This website is fully accessible.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

Email: pressoffice@leics.gov.uk

Telephone: 0116 305 6274

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements:

Email: pressoffice@leics.gov.uk

Telephone: 0116 305 6274

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).

Contacting us by phone

We use Relay UK, a free app from BT which can help people with hearing and speech difficulties to communicate over the phone.

Find out how to contact us.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Leicestershire County Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We will regularly review the accessibility of this website with automated testing using the Lighthouse and WAVE accessibility tools. We will also conduct manual testing exercises, and review any issues reported by users of the website. We will work with our developer to make improvements.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 2 July 2021. It was last reviewed on 13 September 2021.

This website was fully tested on 2 July 2021 and new functionality was tested on 13 September 2021. We did our own testing using the Lighthouse and WAVE accessibility tools. We will also conducted manual testing exercises.

We tested a sample of pages that covered the range of functionality including informative and decorative images, online forms, videos and web links.

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