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National Records of Scotland

Preserving the past, Recording the present, Informing the future



National Records of Scotland is committed to making its websites usable and accessible, in line with accessibility regulations.

This statement applies to content published on the www.nrscotland.gov.uk domain.

This website was last audited for accessibility in November 2020.

How accessible this website is

We know that some parts of this website are not fully accessible. Following our accessibility audit, we have made significant improvements to pages on the website that we know users visit most often.

What we're doing to improve accessibility

Improvements we have made to most visited pages include:

  • better formatting of tables
  • better description of links
  • more details about document format and size
  • better labels and updated attributes on images
  • accessible names on form controls
  • fixed broken links

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

If you cannot access any part of this site or want to report an accessibility problem, please contact us.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission enforces the accessibility regulations (the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018).

If you're not happy with how we respond to your feedback, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service. They are an independent advice service. They will advise you on what to do next.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The National Records of Scotland is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Preparation of this Accessibility Statement

This updated accessibility statement is based on the findings from an internal accessibility audit that was completed in November 2020.

This accessibility statement was updated and published on 1 October 2021 and applies to the website: www.nrscotland.gov.uk.

Compliance Status

The accessibility audit found that the website is compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 (WCAG) A and AA success criteria.