Supporting Enable Scotland, #StopTheBus campaign.


Alex meeting with campaigners from ENABLE Scotland.

Alex meeting with campaigners from ENABLE Scotland.

Today I met with campaigners from enable Scotland to support their stop the bus campaign.

The #stopthebus campaign aims to give more people who have learning disabilities to access bus travel by improving access to the concessionary travel scheme.

 

​Right now too many people with learning disabilities are struggling to get a bus pass. A bus pass can make it easier to get to places like work, college or to meet friends and gives people more control over their lives.  The #stopthebus campaign wants to change that!

Enable Scotland is asking the Scottish Government and Transport Scotland to make it easier for people to get a bus pass by:

  • extending the eligibility criteria so that people on the lower rate mobility component of DLA have access to a bus pass
  • making it clear who can sign the certificate of eligibility for accessing a bus pass through the non benefit-related route

To support the campaign and find out more visit: http://www.enable.org.uk/stopthebus/Pages/default.aspx

 

 

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