Post Office Tells Wheelchair User To Wait Outside To Be Served

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Jennifer Averall, 47, popped in to pay some bills, but says she was left “deeply upset” when a member of staff said she was no longer welcome.

A jobsworth worker allegedly told Jennifer her electric wheelchair was a safety hazard, and in future she would have to wait outside to be served.

Speaking from her home in Abbey Lane, Leicester, Jennifer, who also suffers from partial paralysis, said: “The person told me, in future, to wait outside and someone would come out to serve me.

“However, my business is personal and I do not want to have to hand over my bank card and pin number to anyone.

“I cannot walk and I felt that it was discrimination against me as I was not causing any problems to anyone.

“Indeed, this branch of the Post Office sells mobility scooters and there were some on display in the shop.

“My wheelchair…

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