Let carertravel free with disabled person on Brighton and Hove buses
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Brighton and Hove council stipulate in their terms and conditions that carers/companions have to pay when accompanying a disabled person on any journey outside East Sussex...West Sussex and Kent ( this includes Brighton and Hove) for example a companion would be able to travel free from Seaford to Brighton, But would have to pay for the return journey from Brighton to Seaford...A career plus bus pass are issues to disabled persons who need a companion/ career to accompany them on their journey..A career becomes their ears ,Their eyes, their arms, their legs ,their mind whatever their disabilities for without the career they cannot take the journey...so a disabled bus pass is not Sufficient for them which is why a C plus is added to their bus pass to enable them to travel ....All over England the carer travels free with the disabled person ...Most carers are full time and get a minimal allowance to look after the child. So to then have to pay makes travel not viable as the cost is too high to pay on a carers allowance..so in essence the c plus bus pass becomes invalid as the disabled person cannot travel on their own..I take my grandson all over London and all areas.i can get into Brighton but can’t afford to get out... I have spoken to hundred of disabled people who now cannot travel into Brighton as the cost for their carer is not available..my grandson loves going on the buses and loves Brighton..you try explaining to a child who has no comprehension of the cost. Why he can’t go to Brighton any more which is our nearest seaside resort.please help all disabled persons who need a carer to travel freely all over the uk.please note that these C plus disabled passes are funded by the local council and government...just as an old age pensioner bus pass is. Old age pensioners can travel freely in and out of Brighton and Hove....Please help to change the policy of Brighton and Hove by signing this petition...which will enable my grandson to be able to Enjoy a day at the seaside....
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