Disability Strategy

27 March – Members Meeting

Tuesday 27th March, Les Cotils, 7pm Preventing disability discrimination – making it real What’s involved, and why is it taking so long? The recognition, promotion and protection of rights always top the polls of GDA members’ priorities. But what part do measures designed to prevent discrimination have

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Legislation update: A call to Galway by Rob Platts

Dear Members A call to Galway Probably just hearing the word “legislation”, for some, makes hearts sink and eyes droop in despair and disbelief. Many, perhaps, now equate the word “legislation” with delays, broken promises and denied rights – and I can understand that. The great Dr

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The GDA / We All Matter Eh? are seeking a Corporate Secretariat

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The GDA Executive Board is expanding as we develop our work in the community and with businesses. We are looking for a Corporate Secretariat, who can volunteer 4-8 hours a month, preferably through CSR with their employer.    It is a critical role to the GDA Board as

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Statement by the President of the Committee for Employment & Social Security

Please click on the link below to read the statement made by Deputy Michelle Le Clerc on Tuesday 16th February 2018. https://gov.gg/article/163393/Statement-by-the-President-of-the-Committee-for-Employment–Social-Security

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ERO Media Release – Toward fairness for all: Developing Guernsey’s equality and rights organisation

Please find on our blog below the ERO news release for your attention. Deputies Yerby and Le Clerc are available for interviews on this topic. Issued by: Siriol Evans Tel: 01481 732517 E-mail: Siriol.evans@gov.gg   ERO Media Release Jan18 FINAL

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December 2017 Newsletter

Please find attached the December 2017 newsletter, packed full of information and news. We outline the events and success of all the participants of the ‘Think Differently about Disability’ Campaign, plus new activity in Alderney for accessibility, please do click on the links to read further on

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Committee for Employment and Social Security search for expert advice

Ellen Pragnell, the Disability Discrimination Officer has written to us to outline the following request:- The Committee for Employment & Social Security are seeking expert advice to help them to decide which jurisdiction to model the new Disability Equality Legislation on. It is intended that by finding

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Longer Working Lives Policy Letter

Just to advise that the Longer Working Lives Policy Letter was submitted to the Greffe today and is available here (the date of the States Debate at which it will be considered is yet to be confirmed): https://gov.gg/article/162603/Longer-Working-Lives Our media release is available here: https://gov.gg/article/162604/Barriers-to-staying-in-work-for-older-islanders-could-be-addressed-through-Longer-Working-Lives-proposals The consultation results previously

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GDA Response to the Disability and Inclusion Strategy Statement

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GDA Chair statement You can download the GDA Chair statement below. GDA Chair Statement GDA member statement You can download the GDA members statement below. GDA Member StatementRead more

GDA July Newsletter

Please find below the GDA July newsletter. Please note there are no meetings during July and August, however have a look at forthcoming events – there is plenty going on. Please share widely. If you would like to feature in the newsletter please contact info@disabilityalliance.org.gg the deadline for the August newsletters

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