Accessibility

This website is designed to be accessible to all users. It has been extensively tested with a variety of browsers and tools. If you find a problem, please contact the web design company and we will fix it immediately.

Of course, we can’t ensure that every edit and new article is processed perfectly, so a few things will slip through, but for the most part, the following statements should apply to every page. 

General Information

  • This site is generally WAI AAA valid. Because many of the guidelines fall into gray areas, our aim is always to ensure compliance with the intent of each standard.
  • All pages on the site validate as XHTML 1.0 Strict.
  • The site responds well to increasing the text size in your browser.
  • Links should all have titles automatically generated by the CMS system.
  • All images used in this site include descriptive ALT attributes.
  • This site uses style sheets for visual layout – but is perfectly readable with alternative sheets or none at all.
  • If javascript is used, it it non-instrusive, and is not necessary for any feature.

Navigation and Access keys

All pages have skip navigation links for screen readers and users with alternative stylesheets.

Navigation using the TAB key reveals the skip link, the link to this page, and then proceeds through the page.

We’ve manipulated the tabindex to try to improve usability; however, if you encounter a problem related to this, please contact us.

Latest Blogs

'This sitting is now suspended'

These words from the Deputy Speaker, Lindsay Hoyle, were the first indication that something was wrong in Parliament. They came during a division, a vote in Parliamentary terms. I had just hurried back from a meeting a few blocks from Parliament and must have missed the attack by about four minutes. What then followed was for me, not a lot. We were sealed in the Chamber and what is called the Members Lobby while police and others ran around checking to see if the attacker had any accomplices in the building. At one point a man in civilian clothes, body armour and a ski mask carrying an automatic weapon ran up to one of the doors to the Members Lobby. Finding it locked he splintered the door plate with one kick. Later I asked one of the badged messengers (usually ex-military types who manage and protect the workings of Parliament), about this and he replied, ‘all he had to do was knock’...

Westminster diary

On Monday I attended the All Party Group on Park Homes. I have hundreds of constituents who choose to live in Park Homes and many of them do so with a good relationship with the Park owner. Sadly, some do not. Much has been done in recent years to make law tougher on rogue Park owners but there are still changes I want to see...

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Chamber is packed. Am sitting on floor. Feels like shortage of oxygen down here

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RT @ScotTories: We’re not frightened to debate independence - but we are sick of it. And most people in Scotland have had enough too. #Ind

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More Information

Richard Benyon was re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Newbury on 7 May 2015, with an increased majority of 26,368. Richard won 61 per cent of the vote share.

 

 

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