Weekly Poll Results – Passenger Assistance at airports

Question: Have you encountered any problems with passenger assistance at airports in Scotland? Yes/No Your Feedback: 81% (42 respondents) answered yes as they had experienced difficulties purchasing accessible tickets. 19% (10 respondents) answered no. Your Comments: “At Prestwick a mobile lift delay caused the plane to be delayed significantly and for me to be lifted into planes seat (I am tetraplegic) while an entire plane watched. I felt humiliated and was held entirely to blame for their delay.” “While travelling to Spain on my own as a registered blind person the airport staff at Prestwick were excellent and couldn’t do
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Weekly Poll Results – Blue Badge

Question: Do you think ScotRail provide enough Blue Badge parking spaces? Yes/No Your Feedback: 44 respondents answered no as they thought ScotRail do not provide enough blue badge parking spaces. 9 respondents answered yes. Your Comments: “There could be enough if they were policed properly to stop non badge holders parking” “Some stations have adequate accessible parking but not all. Scot rail also need to ensure a consistent approach to enforcing accessible parking and ensuring these faces are not abused. They should also have plans to ensure that where needed accessible parking links to passenger assist services.” “I am near
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Weekly Poll Results – Impact of Brexit on the Scottish Budget

Question: Do you think the Scottish Budget will be worse off as a result of Brexit? Yes/No Your Feedback: 88% (28 respondents) answered yes as they think the Scottish Budget will be worse off as a result of Brexit. 12% (4 respondents) answered no. Your Comments: “As there does not seem to be any plan for exit and disability still low on government priority I think things will be worse off” “It may be something of a cynical view but I feel that the degree of speculative uncertainty that already prevails will only lead to opportunists both in the commercial
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Weekly Poll Results – Accessible Tickets

Thank you to everyone who completed last week’s poll about accessible tickets. Question: Have you or someone you know found it difficult to buy accessible tickets for an event? (live music, theatre, comedy, sport and conferences etc.) Yes/No Your Feedback: 81% (42 respondents) answered yes as they had  experienced difficulties purchasing accessible tickets. 19% (10 respondents) answered no. Your Comments: “In Glasgow at the main large venues (Hydro etc) it is virtually impossible to get Accessible Tickets. If you don’t get through on the Phone within the first 5 minutes of lines opening then you have no chance.” “Never tried
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