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Transport A young woman talks to the camera
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A significant number of local Welsh trains will almost certainly not be accessible to many disabled people by the legal deadline of 2020, according to a new report. All passenger rail vehicles have to meet strict access standards by 1 January 2020, but a report by the Welsh Assembly’s petitions committee says that about
Independent Living Rhian Davies speaking at a lectern, with a BSL interpreter beside her
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The ruling Labour government in Wales has been accused of “selling disabled people down the river”, after deciding that local authorities will be handed all financial responsibility for supporting former recipients of the Independent Living Fund (ILF). The Welsh government has decided that, after a short transition period, the £27 million-a-year provided by the