Give vulnerable access to supermarkets

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More than 85,000 people in Wales are classified as 'extremely vulnerable' due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

We call on the Welsh Government to make immediate arrangements to ensure these most vulnerable people are given priority access to supermarket deliveries, which many are finding impossible to get. Those most at risk and the supermarkets themselves have supported such a move.

We also call on the Welsh and UK Governments to improve communication so that people understand that announcements made in England are not necessarily going to be implemented in Wales. There has been unnecessary confusion caused by officials and politicians failing to explain themselves properly.

Mae mwy na 85,000 o bobl yng Nghymru yn cael eu ystyried yn 'hynod fregus' oherwydd pandemig Covid-19.

Rydym yn galw ar Lywodraeth Cymru i wneud trefniadau ar unwaith i sicrhau bod y bobl fwyaf bregus hyn yn cael mynediad â blaenoriaeth i ddosbarthu gan archfarchnadoedd. Mae llawer yn ei chael yn amhosibl eu cael ar y funud. Mae'r rhai sydd fwyaf mewn perygl, a'r archfarchnadoedd eu hunain, wedi cefnogi symudiad o'r fath.

Rydym hefyd yn galw ar Lywodraethau Cymru a'r DU i wella cyfathrebu fel bod pobl yn deall nad yw cyhoeddiadau a wneir yn Lloegr o reidrwydd yn mynd i gael eu gweithredu yng Nghymru. Bu dryswch di-angen oherwydd bod swyddogion a gwleidyddion wedi methu ag egluro eu hunain yn iawn.

Who's signing

frank mcnay
Michael Pryde
Janice Hughes
Vaughan Salisbury
Sarah Roberts
Donna Thomas
Mandy Williams
Doreen Roberts
Paul Williams
Jacqui Blore
Verity Donnelly
John Faragher
Eileen Pritchard
Carol Nicholas
Dave Sumpter
Ian Williams
Tom Butterworth
Denise Griffith
Emma smith
Craig Lloyd
Anne Bayley
Ian Tulloch
Thea Phillips
John Roberts
Jan Williams
Elizabeth Williams
Lynne Blythen
Ashley Mackay
Nicole Mellor
Mark Borthwick
269 signatures

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  • frank mcnay
    signed 2020-03-31 15:00:24 +0100
  • Michael Pryde
    signed 2020-03-31 15:00:15 +0100
    Are people over 70 with no underlying health conditions in this category
  • Janice Hughes
    signed 2020-03-31 15:00:09 +0100
    Some supermarkets have special times for vulnerable but at ridiculous early times when many could not be up and out for those times.

    They need help
  • Vaughan Salisbury
    signed 2020-03-31 14:59:30 +0100
    Cytuno. Mae’r ddau bwynt yn bwysig.

    I agree. Both points are important.
  • Sarah Roberts
    signed 2020-03-31 14:59:30 +0100
  • Donna Thomas
    signed 2020-03-31 14:58:56 +0100
  • Mandy Williams
    signed 2020-03-31 14:58:51 +0100
    Myself and my husband are disabled mr William’s is registered blind I have mobility asthma copd issues this present time we are finding it very difficult
  • Doreen Roberts
    signed 2020-03-31 14:58:19 +0100
    This is vital for vulnerable people
  • Paul Williams
    signed 2020-03-31 14:58:14 +0100
  • Jacqui Blore
    signed 2020-03-31 14:58:10 +0100
  • Verity Donnelly
    signed 2020-03-31 14:57:28 +0100
  • John Faragher
    signed 2020-03-31 14:57:11 +0100
  • Eileen Pritchard
    signed 2020-03-31 14:56:57 +0100
    Really concerning how extremely vulnerable people are left. My neighbour is a complete recluse, has been for the 25 years I’ve lived here. No family and won’t even open the door to me. I leave her a meal each evening by the door. I haven’t seen anyone else visit to check in her
  • Carol Nicholas
    signed 2020-03-31 14:56:36 +0100
  • Dave Sumpter
    signed 2020-03-31 14:56:11 +0100
    My wife and I are 72 years old with me on disability with added health issues. We have not received any help from anyone to date and although we have food, we constantly keep trying to find our next delivery. My eldest daughter has two young daughters and we worry about her trying to help us, 21/2 hour’s queuing for our medication was a worry when mixing with others.
  • Ian Williams
    signed 2020-03-31 14:55:49 +0100
  • Tom Butterworth
    signed 2020-03-31 14:54:44 +0100
  • Denise Griffith
    signed 2020-03-31 14:54:42 +0100
  • Emma smith
    signed 2020-03-31 14:54:37 +0100
  • Craig Lloyd
    signed 2020-03-31 14:54:11 +0100
  • Anne Bayley
    signed 2020-03-31 14:54:02 +0100
  • Ian Tulloch
    signed 2020-03-31 14:54:00 +0100
  • Thea Phillips
    signed 2020-03-31 14:53:51 +0100
  • John Roberts
    signed 2020-03-31 14:53:49 +0100
    I have broncheitasis and get regular infections we need to to keep away from the public at this time
  • Jan Williams
    signed 2020-03-31 14:53:42 +0100
  • Elizabeth Williams
    signed 2020-03-31 14:53:37 +0100
    I assumed having an auto-immune disease I would be classed as ‘vulnerable’ but clearly not. Nor is my 73 year old Mum who lost my Dad 3 weeks ago. My husband is having to help do her shopping and he has bad asthma. If people are entitled then they need to know.
  • Lynne Blythen
    signed 2020-03-31 14:53:15 +0100
  • Ashley Mackay
    signed 2020-03-31 14:53:10 +0100
  • Nicole Mellor
    signed 2020-03-31 14:52:48 +0100
  • Mark Borthwick
    signed 2020-03-31 14:52:16 +0100

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