There's been a recent change in European legislation which means UK law now requires websites to ask permission from visitors when placing certain cookies on their devices. This comes into effect from the 26th May 2012.

Cookies are electronic markers which mean we can learn more about what you are interested in on our website, so we can remember your preferences. They also help us monitor site usage, which helps us improve the site generally.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

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This cookie is used to store information on what accessible style sheet has been selected on the 'accessibility page'. This is so a user doesn't have to reselect their preferred accessibility options on future visits to the website.



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