López Miras meets with the representatives of the Spanish Committee of Representatives of People with Disabilities in the Region
The head of the regional Executive, Fernando López Miras, met this Thursday with the president of the Spanish Committee of Representatives of People with Disabilities (Cermi), Luis Cayo, and with those responsible for this entity in the Region of Murcia, to analyze matters such as the future
Early Care Law or the discrimination against people with reduced mobility that Adif’s alternative plan supposes before the closure of the Cercanías rail service.
After the meeting, the vice president and counselor for Women, Equality, LGTBI, Families and Social Policy, Isabel Franco, stated that “Early Care will soon experience
a radical transformation in the Region», Thanks to the proposed law to regulate it, which was registered yesterday in the Regional Assembly.
Franco stressed that “our commitment to Early Intervention is firm. We are going to keep the word given to the families, since that has always been our endeavor, as well as seeking consensus with all the associations and groups involved. He also added that “we are committed to the free, universal and homogeneous service, at the same time that we provide financial stability to entities and also to professionals.”
The vice president pointed out that “a sample of that commitment is that we have transferred yesterday to the Regional Assembly and in the form of a bill the text that will regulate Early Care, as we promised last July.” Franco stressed that “with this we try to offer the maximum regulatory protection to attend to the
4,600 families in the Region that until now they do not receive this universal and free service, and we hope that they will be able to do so very soon.
Regarding the closure of the Cercanías line, Franco said that “we are very concerned about the effect this has on people with disabilities, since the complementary service that has been provided
Adif does not have adapted vehicles so that they can be accessible.