Submitted on Monday 21st November 2022
Rejected on Thursday 24th November 2022
Current status: Rejected
Rejection code: irrelevant (see below for details)
More priority seating for disabled people on all trains
I want more trains to have more priority seating for disabled people and to make priority seating areas have a link to the train manager for any issues if you travel alone this can be very difficult and frustrating
I struggle to find a priority seat on a train they are taken and there isn’t enough onboard. I have had to sit in toilets and on the floor. I am registered disabled. It causes me distress and alarm when there is no priority seating available and which they are mostly taken by people, who don’t move when you tell them you need that seat. People are rude and disrespectful towards you which causes anxiety, stress and upset.
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The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:
We can only accept petitions about things the Government or Parliament are directly responsible for.
Decisions about provision on trains of priority seats for disabled people are a matter for individual train operators, not the UK Government or Parliament.
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