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P-04-438: Shopping Access

Petition wording:

We the undersigned call on the National Assembly for Wales to urge the Welsh Government to:
Investigate the provision of off-street disabled parking in line with Department for Transport Guidance
Create a law stating the minimum number, and dimensions of disabled parking spaces Investigate the current minimum size for disabled spaces to find out if they take into account vans used to transport wheelchair users
Set a standard, higher fine for misusing disabled space across all car parks that is enforced on first offence
Make taxi companies carry the correct clamps and inertia reels for use with motorized wheelchairs
Investigate whether current disabled toilet provision is of adequate size for users of motorised wheelchairs and attendant carers
Create a scheme where shops with fixed, or portable ramps display a badge in their windows

Petition raised by: Mencap Cymru & Ysgol Erw’r Delyn 

Date petition first considered by Committee:  20 November 2012

Number of signatures: 55

The Committee considered this petition on 23 February 2016 under Agenda Item 4 – Petitions Proposed for Closure, and agreed to close the petition.



Business type: Petition

Reason considered: Assembly Business;

First published: 16/05/2016



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