Papworth Trust has launched two surveys which focus on transport accessibility and disabled people’s views and experiences of voting and registering to vote.

The first is a response to the Department for Transport announcing a draft transport action plan – which focuses on accessibility for disabled and elderly people.

The plan is the next step in the government’s commitment to remove barriers for disabled people and allow them to travel both independently and confidently.

To find out more, please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/draft-transport-accessibility-action-plan.

Our online survey focuses particularly on the Blue Badge and transport accessibility on trains and railways.

The survey, which will be open until Monday 23 October at 5pm, can be viewed at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/3NKSTW7.

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The second survey is about disabled people’s views and experiences of voting and registering to vote.

A new government consultation is looking into improving the voting process so it’s easier and more accessible for all.

We also want to understand more about voting habits, such as preferred methods of voting and why disabled people did or did not vote in this year’s General Election.

This survey is aimed at all disabled people, whether or not they voted or are registered to vote.

The election survey is open until Monday 16th October at 5pm and can be viewed at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/AccessToElections