Accessibility Statement for The Cheshire Lieutenancy

Cheshire East Council is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Measures to support accessibility

Cheshire East Council takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of The Cheshire Lieutenancy:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA.
The Cheshire Lieutenancy is fully conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA.

Fully conformant means that the content fully conforms to the accessibility standard without any exceptions.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of The Cheshire Lieutenancy. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on The Cheshire Lieutenancy:

We try to respond to feedback within .

Technical specifications

Accessibility of The Cheshire Lieutenancy relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Assessment approach

Cheshire East Council assessed the accessibility of The Cheshire Lieutenancy by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by:

Cheshire East Council
Steve Bennett
Webmaster – Cheshire East Council

Formal complaints

We aim to respond to accessibility feedback within 7 business days, and to propose a solution within 10 business days. You are entitled to escalate a complaint to, should you be dissatisfied with our response to you.

This statement was created on
30 May 2020 using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool