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Dear Caerphilly County Borough Council,

The following questions relate to the websites run by the council.

Can you tell me when was the last audit conducted and can I have results of that audit?

Also what steps is the council taking to make sure that websites are accessable by September 23 2020?

Yours faithfully,

Abdul Hai

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Dear Abdul Hai

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

 

Thank you for your request for information received on 10th October 2019.
We have considered your request and enclose the following information:

 

The following questions relate to the websites run by the council.

 

(1) Can you tell me when was the last audit conducted and can I have
results of that audit?

 

An Accessibility Audit was carried out on the main Caerphilly County
Borough Council website when it was launched in 2014.

Attached is the summary of that report.

 

(2) Also what steps is the council taking to make sure that websites are
accessible by September 23 2020?

 

We are aware of our responsibilities and continually working to make sure
our websites are accessible to Level AA of Web Content Accessibility
Guidelines. We are in the process of redeveloping many of our websites to
make sure they meet these standards. We are also looking to invest in
tools to assist us in maintaining this compliance going forward.

 

We supply this information based on your original request. If this is not
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Yours sincerely

 

GARETH GRIFFITHS

Corporate Information Governance Unit

 

 

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