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London launches accessibility survey for 2012

Londoners are being called upon to give their views on the accessibility of the capital as part of a new survey launched by the London Assembly in a bid to improve facilities for people with mobility issues ahead of the 2012 Games.

The consultation will seek to improve access for disabled residents, older people and parents with small children to restaurants, hotels and tourist attractions in order to ensure that London is fully prepared to host the Olympics and Paralympics in three years time. Direct Enquiries, the National Access Register, is carrying out the survey in partnership with the London Assembly, which runs until 31 May and is the first major consultation dealing with people's experiences of the capital.

London deputy mayor, and chair of the 2012 Equality and Diversity Forum, Richard Barnes, said: "All paralympians, spectators and visitors must be able to participate in what London and the 2012 Games have to offer, without experiencing obstacles. "It is vitally important to hear from Londoners affected by these issues. The 2012 Games belong to everybody and I hope as many people as possible respond to our survey so that we can work with the tourism and hospitality industry to prepare our city."

Londoners are being called upon to give their views on the accessibility of the capital as part of a new survey launched by the London Assembly in a bid to improve facilities for people with mobility issues ahead of the 2012 Games. The consultation will seek to improve access for disabled residents, older people and parents with small children to restaurants, hotels and tourist attractions in order to ensure that
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