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For members of the Local Government Pension Scheme in Scotland


This statement applies to content published on

What is accessibility?

Accessibility is a word used to describe whether a product, eg a website, can be used by people of all abilities and disabilities. On a website, accessibility depends on how a person’s disability affects the way they perceive information on a page and how they navigate within and between pages.

This website is run by the Local Government Association (LGA). We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, this means you should be able to:

We’ve also used strong colour contrast and made website text as simple as possible to understand.

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

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

If you need information in a different format like easy read, audio recording or braille, please email your request to [email protected] and tell us:

We will consider your request and get back to you in five working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, email: [email protected]

Enforcement procedure

If you contact us with a complaint and you’re not happy with our response contact: Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) - This link opens in a new browser window.

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’).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The pensions team at the Local Government Association 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 partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 - This link opens in a new browser window AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

How this website was tested

This website was tested for compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines V2.1 level AA, and these tests were carried out by Landscape and the LGA. The process included manual testing based on GOV.UK’s guidance on accessibility and automated testing on a sample of pages using WEBAIM’s WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool.

Non accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons:

What we are doing to improve accessibility

We have commissioned an accessibility audit of the site and expect to make all the recommended changes by April 2023. This will ensure that every page is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1[link_opens_in_new_windo

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 1 September 2022.

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