Entries by cookiewp

Blatent discrimination

I am now a 60 year old man who is virtually housebound. I take very short rides on my scooter about every two weeks, very local, and if and when a taxi. I joined the Labour Party, late 2015/2016. When I first joined there was no alternative method to vote for a new Chair unless […]

Having to be bolshy

Our LGC meetings are currently in an inaccessible place- not much in it, there is a ramp at the front of the building but there is a step from the pavement onto the site. I did eventually get the point across but it took a while- now waiting for them to get a portable ramp so […]


I do not see detail so recognising who is there when I walk into a meeting or turn up at a meeting point is very difficult. I have spoken about this and asked people to approach me and tell me their names. Very few do. More often than not I am left standing alone listening […]

No quarter given

My CLP refuses to let me telephone canvass or pay for a scooter hire. Or meet in an accessible room with a hearing loop. Rona L Topaz

Wheelchairs, toilets and crutches

I had an argument with a branch chair who said a venue was accessible. What he meant was a ramp into the rear room we were using directly from the outside. The fact a wheelchair user couldn’t get to the bar was “ok because someone will go for her”. The fact a wheelchair couldn’t leave the […]