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Seven “innovative, high-tech schemes” to improve access to rail travel for disabled passengers would share the £600,000 funding.
Disabled activists are preparing a protest action over a train operator’s plans to run mainline rail services that wheelchair-users will not be able to access.
Transport service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that everyone is able to use those services.
A coach company is ignoring access laws by refusing to allow wheelchair-users to travel on its services on the same day they buy tickets, while exposing its drivers to possible criminal charges.
The Treasury and work and pensions select committees are holding a joint inquiry following political and media criticism of how the car scheme for disabled people is run.
A Tory peer has accused work and pensions secretary Esther McVey of making a series of untrue statements about the Motability car scheme to fellow MPs.
A disabled peer has welcomed a new industry review of so-called “shared space” street designs, which has concluded that local authorities should adopt a more “inclusive approach” to them.
We could certainly do with a campaign like this in Australia I believe. Tourism bodies should monitor the success or otherwise of the campaign...