Disability Strategy News

Disability Officer end of quarter report

March 19th, 2021|

Gill Evans, Disability Officer  update March 2021 The new lockdown in January has meant many changes to plans for the first 3 months of the year. Many of the planned disability awareness training sessions had to be cancelled due [...]

GDA review in the media

January 8th, 2021|

Guernsey Press 8th January 2021 ITV Channel News - 6th January 2021 Members of the GDA might have seen themselves supporting no more delays on Channel TV last night. If you [...]

Social Policy future – 2021 and beyond

December 3rd, 2020|Tags: |

In the GDA AGM, new Director of Social Policy, Carol Le Page gave an update on the team and plans for future Future priorities: Discrimination Legislation Disability and Inclusion Strategy workstreams SLAWS Supported Living and Aging Well Strategy UN [...]

Media – 6th July

July 9th, 2020|

Media coverage on the Discrimination Ordinance proposals

We need YOUR support for the Debate on ESS proposals

July 4th, 2020|

What can you do to support the Committee for Employment and Social Security (ESS) proposals for the Discrimination Ordinance? Get Informed Read the proposals on The States of Guernsey website Easy Read version is here Deputy Emilie [...]

Capacity Legislation

April 22nd, 2020|Tags: |

On 26th February the States of Deliberation unanimously approved proposals to draft a new Capacity Law You can view media reports at: ITV news website Guernsey press article The States agreed on the 22nd April 2020 to approve the [...]

#NoMoreDelays

March 11th, 2020|Tags: |

GDA's call for #NoMoreDelays As you may be aware G4 (IOD, GIBA, Chamber of Commerce, CGI and CIPD) have announced a call to delay the debate on the new Discrimination Ordinance. You can read their statement here, which [...]

Policy proposals in the news

March 5th, 2020|

The education debate has distracted many of us over the last few weeks and months. Monday ESS released the Discrimination legislation policy letter. each week we will try and keep track of the media announcements here in the blog and [...]

Discrimination Policy Letter published

March 2nd, 2020|

2nd March 2020   https://www.gov.gg/article/176559/Proposals-for-a-New-Discrimination-Ordinance   The Guernsey Disability Alliance is pleased that after twelve years of campaigning and six years of working with the government and with other stake holders, including representatives from business, that the Committee for [...]

Discrimination Legislation Policy Letter

March 1st, 2020|Tags: , |

Tuesday 2nd March - ESS Discrimination Legislation policy letter will be published. Watch this space for the link.  Our next GDA members meeting 24th march will focus on the policy letter and ESS staff and deputies will be available [...]

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