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#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 [...]

Coronavirus – Health sector update

March 10th, 2020|Tags: |

Dear members  We are aware that this is a time of concern for everyone in the community, especially if you are at higher risk, or are caring for someone who may be at higher risk, because of age or because of an underlying health [...]

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 [...]

Capacity Legislation

February 26th, 2020|

On 26th February the States of Deliberation unanimously approved Capacity Legislation  You can view media reports at: ITV news website  Guernsey press article 

Health update

February 12th, 2020|Tags: , |

The States approve funding for improved access to drugs and treatments By Mike Read, GDA Health representative On 16th January the States voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new drug and treatment policy. This new policy will benefit about [...]

SEND review by Education

February 11th, 2020|Tags: |

by Catherine Hall, Education policy lead We welcome the news that there will be an independent review of the current provision available for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). This has been commissioned in partnership [...]

Members meeting – Tuesday 24th March 2020

February 6th, 2020|Tags: |

Our next members meeting will be Tuesday 24th March 7-8:30pm Harry Bound room at Les Cotils, all members and supporters welcome. The meeting will focus on pending Discrimination Legislation and Equality and Rights Organisation policy letter(s) that are due be [...]