This months top site was Cheshire Police, scoring 8.26 – bottom of the table, scoring only 0.34 was Northants Police. There was one website without any errors Tayside, Surrey Police had the highest error occurrences was with nearly 1,800. Just over 14% of the site errors found this month were broken links.

16 sites passed all Accessibility A tests, 31 sites had less than 10% of pages with failures - Central Scotland Police website failed accessibility A and AA tests on every page.

The site with the lowest number of warnings [standards laid down by W3C and IETF] was Cheshire Police with 2. South Wales Police had the poorest HTML with nearly 12,000 failures. On checking the metadata on the front page, 40% of the sites failed to achieve even basic requirements for the home page.

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Published on: 12:00AM on 17th February 2006