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Transport: Disability

Department for Transport written question – answered on 19th October 2018.

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Photo of Jim Shannon Jim Shannon Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has had discussions with the Northern Ireland administration as part of the Access for All programme to ensure parity of disabled access in the UK.

Photo of Nusrat Ghani Nusrat Ghani Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport), Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)

The Access for All programme does not extend to Northern Ireland as rail matters, including accessibility, are entirely devolved and run by Northern Ireland Railways. There have been no recent discussions about standards.

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