Making the website as accessible as we can.

The Votes at 16 website has been built to meet the W3C Level A standards for accessibility, where possible.

Ease of use

The design and layout of this site takes into account the needs of visually impaired users. The Votes at 16 website is compatible with a wide range of screen reading software, and can be navigated using just a keyboard.

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Text size

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Downloading PDF files

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