Star date: 23rd October 2014
BATTLE TO SAVE TRANSPORT FOR SALFORD DISABLED ADULTS NOT OVER
"I'm absolutely disgusted, we're only a small minority fighting a big council..."
Lawyers representing Michael Robson and Jennifer Barrett, the two disabled adults who challenged Salford City Council with a judicial review over cuts to transport, are considering an appeal after High Court Judge Stephen Davies ruled that the service could be withdrawn.
Accepting the possibility that some of those who have had their transport removed may have "an unsuitable or unsafe transport service", the Judge still found in favour of Salford Council, in a riot of legalese. The general feeling from those who have battled the Council over the cuts was one of `disgust'.
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