Dunfermline MSP talks to Talking Newspaper

Bill Walker and Jim JarvieDunfermline Sound, the talking newspaper for visually impaired people in West Fife, recently interviewed Dunfermline MSP Bill Walker on a range of constituency and Scottish Parliamentary issues.

Magazine Editor Jim Jarvie posed questions ranging from how laws are made in the Parliament to why there are apparently so many empty seats in the Chamber. Scottish independence was, of course, a talking point.

Listeners asked Mr Walker about local issues such as pedestrian access to the Forth Road Bridge. Currently, pedestrians can only gain access via the eastern side steps, which impacts on the visually impaired, wheelchair users, cyclists and people pushing prams. Mr Walker said that he has been in touch with Chris Waite, the Forth Road Bridge Communications Manager, regarding potential improvements to the steps. Read more of this post