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Journalist Sean Dilley On Being Rejected By Taxis With His Guide Dog

June 9, 2017

Sean Dilley and his guide dog have been rejected by taxis over 30 times- and it still hurts him.

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  1. June 10, 2017 9:47 am

    Here is how some of his other cab stories get published… this one from 2012 –
    I’m not going to quote any of the vile brexit-hate BS on here, so check it out for yourself.

    Of course the DWP-Atos-Corbyn loving Guardian is a bit more subtle –
    “the reason for refusals vary – mostly it’s down to a cultural misunderstanding”
    “Amber Valley, for instance, had a policy of issuing medical exemption certificates on religious grounds”

    “They don’t know what it’s like to pay out more than £300 for camera equipment to record encounters.”
    BS – Mine cost < £30. or … If he's able to use Uber then record it on his smartphone ffs! (if it's true)

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    December 27, 2017 10:15 pm

    Hi there, I have been made aware of this comment by Dino Goldie, and two others on twitter which would possibly be actionable in law. Other than to reject that I have ever championed any political party (show me one example where I have), I blocked Dino Goldie, I think some time back in 2011 following personally directed commentss on social media. He doesn’t like me very much, which is ok by me. I’m a huge fan of freedom of expression – but I would caution against comments that may impact reputation when they are demonstrably untrue. I am neither right wing or left wing. It is so important to test everyting – professionally I deal in claims and counterclaims – then try to find the truth.

    Phobos – excellent point re: smartphones. I have used a smartphone on several occasions, but my well known actino cam has a virewing angle of 150 degrees, which means I’m far more like to catch identifying features this way. I’m not sure what camera kit you have for under £30, but please let me know, as I would be very interested and grateful. I would be interested in what the field of view (how wide it films) and the resolution would be? you may be able to point me int he direction of a mssive cost saving for the future.

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