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October 2022

UK Councils

Learn how the accessibility of UK Council websites compare

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Top 3 websites for accessibility

More UK Council websites

How accessibility scores vary across UK Councils

This is the number of UK Council websites with each accessibility score.

Average Score over Time UK Councils

The average score for UK Council websites over time

Top UK Council websites for accessibility

These are the highest rated 30 UK Council websites for accessibility.

Rank Change Organisation Score Change Level A Level AA
1st 4 Blaby District Council 100 +0.1
- Hinckley & Bosworth District Council 100 -
- Merthyr Tydfil Council 100 -
- Runnymede Borough Council 100 -
13 West Northamptonshire 100 +1.3
6th 179 Harrogate Borough Council 99 +12.3
5 Melton Borough Council 99 -0.1
8th 2 Breckland District Council 99 -
2 South Lakeland District Council 99 -
10th 2 Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council 99 -
- Eden District Council 99 +0.3
12th 2 West Dunbartonshire Council 99 -
13th 1 Leicestershire County Council 99 -0.1
14th 52 Argyll & Bute Council 98 +4.9
15th 2 Essex County Council 98 -
16th 9 South Lanarkshire Council 98 +1.5
3 Swindon Borough Council 98 -
18th 17 South Hams District Council 97 +1.9
19th 18 Gravesham Borough Council 97 +1.9
16 West Devon Borough Council 97 +1.8
21st 16 North Northamptonshire 97 +1.7
7 Wyre Borough Council 97 -1.1
23rd 9 Adur & Worthing Councils 97 -1.4
24th 4 Worcestershire County Council 97 -0.4
25th - Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council 97 +0.3
165 Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council 97 +9.8
27th 3 Dartford Borough Council 96 -
28th 5 Exeter City Council 96 -0.2
25 Shadow Authority for Westmorland and Furness Council 96 +2
19 Shetland Islands Council 96 -2.7

All other UK Council websites

Websites not ranked in the top 30 for accessibility are listed here.

Websites that were not tested

These websites were not tested for various reasons.

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