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Lord Blencathra to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Baroness Jolly on 21 November 2014 (Hl Deb, col 664) that, if “a service-provider fails or refuses to make a reasonable adjustment, the disabled person could take their custom elsewhere … [or] bring a case of alleged disability discrimination before the civil courts”, how many cases have been brought in the civil courts concerning shops being inaccessible to wheelchair users; and whether they recommend that wheelchair users should take their business elsewhere as an alternative to bringing a civil claim.  HL2987

Question HL2987: tabled on 7 November 2017 and due for answer by 21 November 2017

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the remarks by Baroness Jolly on 21 November 2014 (Hl Deb, col 664) that, if “a service-provider fails or refuses to make a reasonable adjustment, the disabled person could take their custom elsewhere … [or] bring a case of alleged disability discrimination before the civil courts”, how many cases have been brought in the civil courts concerning shops being inaccessible to wheelchair users; and whether they recommend that wheelchair users should take their business elsewhere as an alternative to bringing a civil claim.
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