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Disabled people deserve much better, says Miller

THE Government’s Accessibility Action Plan must address changing places toilets, shared spaces, and other issues, says the chair of the Women and Equalities Committee.

Big fines now for cabbies who don’t play fair

ALL TAXI and private hire vehicle drivers face a fine of up to £1,000 if they refuse to accept wheelchair-users, try to charge them extra, or fail to provide them with appropriate assistance.

KEEPING deaf people safe is the aim of a new smartphone app launched by Network Rail.

All aboard for Vietnam . . . Airline makes the going easier for everyone

VIETNAM Airlines has introduced a range of new and enhanced services to support passengers with reduced mobility.

Euro exit could make life worse for disabled workers, says TUC

DISABLED workers risk losing many important rights if the UK leaves the EU, according to the TUC’s General Secretary Frances O’Grady.

Taxis: Fair play after 20 years for wheelchair users

TAXI drivers will no longer be able to refuse to accept wheelchair-users – or charge them extra for a journey.

Get yourself into gear for powered scooter world record

CALLING all powered scooter users. Do you want to be part of the world’s biggest parade of powered mobility scooters?

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