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Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 3rd February 2009.

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Photo of Tom Levitt Tom Levitt Labour, High Peak

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what guidelines his Department follows in respect of making printed materials and forms accessible to people suffering red/green colour blindness.

Photo of Huw Irranca-Davies Huw Irranca-Davies Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Marine and Natural Environment)

DEFRA procures virtually all its design and print services via Communisis—a private sector print management company. It is their standard practice to avoid red/green, yellow/blue text/background combinations.

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