Chris Milsom, one of our experts in discrimination law, featured on BBC Sussex Radio exploring the protection disabled people accessing public transport. This followed high-profile instances of disabled people facing disadvantage in public transport including most recently Mrs Sandra Nighy, a wheelchair user left to wait 2 hours for a taxi until midnight as a consequence of Southern Rail’s failure to provide wheelchair access to a train despite pre-booking assistance. To listen to the interview please click here or visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcsussex. More on Ms Nighy’s experiences can be found in local media: http://www.wscountytimes.co.uk/news/county-news-disabled-woman-left-frozen-and-embarrassed-on-station-platform-1-7767307.
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