Wheelchair user agrees out of court settlement with Value Cabs [UK]
Author: BBC News, Published on: 15 August 2011
A…wheelchair user has agreed an out of court settlement after taking a disability discrimination case against Value Cabs. Nicola Nesbit alleged she was charged more than a non-disabled person for using an accessible taxi…Value Cabs paid Mrs Nesbit £2,000 without admission of liability. …"I think it is important that all disabled people are aware that it is not fair to charge a disabled person more than an able bodied person for the same journey in the same vehicle…"...Value Cabs have agreed to liaise with the Equality Commission to review their policies and procedures…and to implement any reasonable recommendations made by the commission. The company has also agreed to communicate its policies and procedures to its staff at all grades through a training programme recommended by the commission.
Related companies: Value Cabs