Weekly Poll – Organ Donation The Scottish Government is to bring forward legislation to provide an opt-out system for organ donation; a change that aims to increase donation rates. This means that people’s consent to donate their organs after death is presumed, unless they have explicitly said otherwise. Do you think the organ donation system should be opt-out? To have your say, please take part in our weekly poll! https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/F8KJSDF
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New Poll Highlights Ticket Discrimination For Disabled People A recent poll by the Scottish Disability Equality Forum highlights the discrimination disabled people face when purchasing accessible tickets for events. A total of 81 per cent of people who completed the poll had experienced difficulties buying accessible tickets for events such as live music, theatre, comedy and sport. Many ticket companies and venues do not offer an online service for purchasing accessible tickets. Instead, these must be purchased by phone. A poll respondent explains why this is perceived as discrimination against disabled people: “I have tried on many occasions to buy
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