Wirral Council – out on a limb – locking horns with central government once again. But worse, have they been breaking statutory law?
They’re backing their deregulated friends in the greedy private sector now, making life miserable for service users, and OUT-TORYING the TORIES.
As right wing outsourcer Councillor Phil liar (see here, here, here, here, here, and here) Davies “fixes” something that was never broken, we wave goodbye to Wirral’s Community Transport Service for vulnerable and disabled people.
You really could not make this up…
Community Transport on Wirral may be in last chance saloon.
Word reaches His Lordship from a supremely well-informed source that the writing is on the wall for community transport services here on Wirral. These are the trained drivers, escorts and specially kitted out vehicles that transport disabled and vulnerable service users to their day centres, care homes, Special Educational Needs schools, etc. day in, day out, all year round.
And we don’t bring you this news lightly. We know it’s genuine because we’ve had the information checked and double-checked. It impacts Wirral Council, goes right to the heart of central government, to the top of the EU, and it’s a thorny issue being discussed right now at the top transport committees in the UK.
Here is a link to the Community Transport parliamentary debate of 10th May this year:
A change in EU law, Directive EC 1071/2009 to be specific, was…
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