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Tesco expands priority list for disabled shoppers

Ruth Clegg

Disability news producer

Joanne Baskett
Joanne Baskett

Hundreds of disabled people can now be added to Tesco's priority shopping list after legal action was taken by a disabled mother unable to buy food.

Joanne Baskett, 48, who cannot leave her house, says she was discriminated against because she could not secure an online shopping slot.

A further 318 people sent claims to all of the UK's major supermarkets for breaching the Equality Act 2010.

Tesco has now agreed to add all those people to its priority list.

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