Any journey is only as good as its weakest link

The European Transport ministers use the idea of chains to map out issues, and this idea, what are the connections, may be extended to all areas of governance. We do not now have public and private realms that achieve “any journey is only as good as its weakest link “ p77 1.  The idea is … Continue reading Any journey is only as good as its weakest link

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Cwis call for evidence

I would formally request that all assumptions and philosophies behind your proposed direction of travel are very carefully checked as I understand they may contain unexplored errors in thinking. I would ask for formal comparisons to be carried out and published of the safe system method you propose, the eu aircraft safety management system, the … Continue reading Cwis call for evidence

Mapping properly

https://clivedurdle.wordpress.com/2009/01/24/mapping-disability/ The above link is to something I wrote when I was the Director of Redbridge Disability Association, a Disabled Persons' Organisation, that summarises my thinking. Below is something I have just received from Waltham Forest, the parts about highway law and parking and their equality assessment are of note. http://www.enjoywalthamforest.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Hoe-Street-and-Wood-Street-post-consultation-report.pdf Disability equality is still … Continue reading Mapping properly

Personal Submission to House of Lord’s Select Committee on Equality and Disability

1.        Executive Summary, Recommendations and Questions for the Select Committee I welcome this opportunity to provide comments to the House of Lords Select Committee into the Equality Act 2010 and disability. This submission is focusing on transport and related issues. These are personal comments. Details of my background and experience are here. https://clivedurdle.wordpress.com/about/ Clive Durdle … Continue reading Personal Submission to House of Lord’s Select Committee on Equality and Disability

Dancing Bicycles?

I am doing a brilliant Coursera course Introduction to Global Health   https://class.coursera.org/globalhealthintro-001/wiki/view?page=syllabus and this is my attempt at an essay!  Thinking about this since writing this, would someone help me invent a form of transport where dancing makes it move - using arms, legs, hips, elbows, knees... A strategy for the prevention of the … Continue reading Dancing Bicycles?

Health for all, health and well being and older person’s strategies

Following a bit repetitive of other posts but never mind! Health and wellbeing, extra care etc! I have recently completed a short on line course presented by John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health about “Health for All”. I really enjoyed this course as it filled a critical gap in my understanding and also … Continue reading Health for all, health and well being and older person’s strategies