Weekly Poll Results – Organ Donation

Question: Have you or someone you know encountered any problems accessing court services? Yes/No Your Feedback: 91% (50 respondents) answered yes, as they thought the organ donation system should be opt-out. 9% (5 respondents) answered no. Your Comments: “There is a shortage of organs for donation. Many will die before they are offered one. We must change the law.” “Doesn’t take into account people like Jehovahs Witnesses who wouldn’t want their organs donated or it may be that people simply lack capacity to be able to opt out and wouldn’t want their organs donated” “Consideration must be given to people
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Weekly Poll Results – Rail Ticket Accessibility

Question: Have you encountered any problems when purchasing rail tickets and or using concession/companion cards when travelling? Yes/No Your Feedback: 46% (19 respondents) answered yes, as they had experienced problems when purchasing rail tickets. 54% (22 respondents) had encountered no problems. Your Comments: “I have problems with ticket machines so prefer to buy tickets in advance and have them delivered by post.” “1. Deaf people find it hard if they are buying tickets in unmanned stations and there are problems because they cannot phone the helpline service. 2. Deafblind people often have trouble reading the small print. Sometimes the print
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Weekly Poll Results – Road Works

Question: Have road works ever affected your ability to get around? Yes/No Your Feedback: 96% of respondents answered yes as road works had affected their ability to get around, 4% of respondents answered no. Your Comments: “Roadworks have frequently caused me problems – especially in towns and cities. I find that it is becoming increasingly difficult to manoeuvre a wheelchair or power chair around roadworks. The main problem is that although they tend to provide a “walkway” around the work being done, the quality of the substitute route is poor with obstacles and rough surfaces.” “Speed bumps or humps cause
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