Independent Living
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Outrage after council’s mobility scooter pavement ban suggestion

A council’s proposals to ban some mobility scooters from pavements as part of a crackdown on “anti social behaviour” are “outrageous, discriminatory and wrong” and likely to lead to a rise in disability hate crime, say disabled campaigners. The measure is included in a public consultation on a new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO)
Benefits and Poverty
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Arts, Culture and Sport
Crime
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Mayor invests £200 million in making more tube stations accessible

London’s new mayor has announced a significant increase in investment in making stations on the capital’s largely-inaccessible tube network step-free. At present, only 70 of 270 stations on the London Underground network are step-free to all platforms. But Sadiq Khan, who was elected as Labour mayor of London in May’s election – following eight
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