ESS Discrimination Legislation consultation

On the 9th July the Committee for Employment and Social Security (ESS) launch a 12 week public consultation on its draft proposals for new discrimination legislation. Their website with the documentation goes live on the 9th July www.gov.gg/discriminationconsultation The GDA has issued a media release on the

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Equality Guernsey Conference – 4th July

The GDA and We All Matter, Eh? are actively engaged in the Equality Series, having delivered our workshop on Human Rights and been a key partner in the series. You can down load our slides “Guernsey’s rights based approach to disability workshop” on the Equality resources page

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Carers Action Plan

The Carers Action plan was released earlier April 2019 find out more at https://www.gov.gg/CAPmedia The next review meeting will be held in July 2019

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Legislation articles

On the 5th June 2019 Stretch Kontelj wrote an article for the Guernsey Press entitled ‘Law or Liberty’. In todays press, 19th June, the GDA founder and equality adviser Rob Platts replies to the article with ‘Here’s why we need to legislate against discrimation’. Both are attached

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Equality Guernsey Conference tickets – 4th July

Please find attached the invite to the Equality Guernsey Conference, please note that you will need to book tickets for this event due to the restricted numbers. Please share widely. We are excited to announce our key note June Saprong, two panels of experts and more than

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New GDA Chair – Chris Le Page

We are delighted to announce Chris Le Page has taken on the role as GDA Chair, acting in the role until the AGM. Chris is Client Director of Carey’s, who have been a core supporter of the GDA. Chris joined the GDA executive committee more than 2

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Education Update by Catherine Hall

The Committee for ESC and Andrew Warren met with GDA representatives Rob Harnish and Catherine Hall. The GDA concerns regarding the development of the two school model and the lack of any prior consultation were put to the meeting and its was agreed by ESC that it

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