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Candidates manifestos now available

***Registration for voting has now closed*** On Friday 1st June 2012, disabled islanders, their families and those who support them will take part in a postal vote to elect the States’ Champion for Disabled People 2012. Who can vote in the Election? How do I get a

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Who can vote in the Election for States’ Champion?

  The people encouraged to vote for the States’ Champion for Disabled People are:     1. Disabled islanders In Guernsey this is defined as follows: People with disabilities, or disabled people, include those who have long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments which, in interaction with

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How do I get a postal vote for the Election?

  To be sent a voting pack, you just need to tell the Guernsey Disability Alliance your name and address. You can:   Email . Phone 07781 467316. Go to the Health Information Exchange at the entrance to the new part of the Princess Elizabeth Hospital. It’s

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When are the Hustings for States’ Champion?

The Hustings will be an exciting chance to question all the Deputies who want to be the Champion in person, to help you make your decision. The meeting will be held on Tuesday 29 May at 7 pm. It will be in the Harry Bound Room at

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What does the States’ Champion do?

  The election for States Champion for Disabled People will take place on Friday 1st June 2012. This is what the Champion does:   Listens to the concerns of disabled islanders, their familes and the charities and professionals who support them. Guides people towards the help that is

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Media announcement of candidates for States’ Champion

The election of States Champion for Disabled People will take place by postal vote on Friday June 1st.  Nominations for the role closed on Tuesday at 5pm. The States’ Champion listens to disabled islanders and speaks on their behalf in the Assembly.  It is an official States

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24 deputies, including new Chief Minister, at GDA AGM

                    The 4th AGM of the Guernsey Disability Alliance took place on Weds 2nd May. Picture if you will… A packed Cambridge Room at Beau Sejour – about 100 people Familiar GDA faces, plus lots of new ones.

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Goodbye Jane, we will miss you

One of the big surprises of Election 2012 was the loss of Jane Stephens from the States. An intelligent, dedicated politician who focused on getting things done, Jane was best known for asking the questions of the Education Department that led to the Mulkerrin Review. But she

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GDA Speed Hustings – a date with democracy

On the evening of Monday 26th March 2012 a bell sounded in the Harry Bound Room and the hum of deep conversation rose from twelve small tables dotted around the room. The first ever Speed Hustings in Guernsey had begun and disabled islanders, their families, and the

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DisabledGo Access Guide to Guernsey goes live

Ever wanted to check out a venue for its accessibility before you leave home? In so much detail, you can even see a photo of what the toilet looks like? The much-awaited DisabledGo Access Guide to Guernsey launched today at Beau Sejour. This online directory (developed in

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Guernsey Disability Alliance
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