Action We've Taken
Last updated: 13 Aug 2019
Background on the Equality and Human Rights Commission's involvement in the Doug Paulley v FirstGroup PLC legal case, involving disability discrimination and priority for wheelchair users on public transport.
Published: 15 Jun 2016
Last updated: 20 Jul 2016
Westminster Transport Minister Andrew Jones has announced that taxis will soon be under legal duties to carry wheelchair using passengers.
Published: 18 Jan 2017
Commission welcomes landmark Supreme Court ruling that bus companies must end ‘first come, first served’ policies, and do more to give priority spaces to travelling wheelchair users.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2017
This briefing highlights opportunities to improve the accessibility of public transport for disabled people in the Bus Services Bill.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2017
Our legal support scheme provides funding and legal assistance to help people who have experienced discrimination to pursue their claims and access justice.