Well said Mary- and also having the nerve or summoning up the courage to ask-if you don't ask you don't get.
Yes completely agree support should be done on a national level and not on such a random postcode basis.
Eun, that is shocking to hear about CHC being eroded in Scotland on the quiet. Wouldn't be surprised if the rest of the UK follow the scottish model before long, especially if no one is complaining that loudly in Scotland.