Star date: 22nd July 2015
LAWYERS HELP SECOND DISABLED ADULT OVERTURN SALFORD COUNCIL TRANSPORT DECISION
"How many times must there be a legal challenge before they finally realise the negative impact this policy has had?" Solicitor
Last week Salford Council caved in during a legal case to restore transport to a severely disabled person, following closure of its Passenger Transport Unit (PTU). Now, the Council has caved in for a second time, hours before a legal challenge was due to be made.
This case related to Jennifer Barrett, who was one of the two disabled people to originally take the Council to court over the cuts... "I hope that any other families affected by the closure of the PTU consider seeking legal advice to get their transport reinstated" says mum, Elaine.
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