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Tell the States about life for disabled islanders

The States is carrying out a Disability Survey to help them understand: How many disabled people and carers there are in Guernsey and Alderney What kind of challenges you face here What you would like to change What kind of health conditions and impairments you have This

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Deputy John Gollop wins States Champion election

Photo courtesy of Chris George, Coast Media. Huge congratulations to Deputy John Gollop, the new States’ Champion for Disabled People. The decision of disabled islanders and their supporters was loud and clear – John won 60% of the votes cast (259 votes). Turnout was 71% (435 votes).

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Voting has now closed

The last day to return your vote to the Royal Court for the election of States’ Champion for Disabled People was Friday 1st June. Voting has now closed. The result will be announced after the bank holiday weekend on Wednesday 6th June at the GDA monthly meeting

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Hustings draws the crowds

It was a full house for the States Champion hustings in the Harry Bound Room at the Cotils last night with more than 100 people eager to get to know the candidates. For a really good flavour for the event, watch the coverage on Channel TV. The

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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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