Viewing PDF files

Get Acrobat ReaderIf you wish to view pdf (portable document format) documents, you need a piece of software called Acrobat Reader which is freely available.

If you are using a speech to text reader or a browser with images switched off, you will find the following links useful:

If you are unable to view a pdf file, you may need to download the most recent version of Adobe Reader|External link

If you have any further problems reading or accessing content in pdf files please contact the web team at

Please let us know which document is causing problems and if you have any suggestions for improving it.
We will then try to:

Where possible a summary of each document is provided in HTML. We are working towards making pdf documents accessible, but as this web site contains hundreds of these documents it will take considerable time to make them all compliant or provide HTML equivalents.

Some of the pdf files included at our site are of a large file size. If you experience problems trying to view a file, try 'right clicking' the link and saving the file.

Last Updated: 10/06/2016