• October 2022

    Purple Tuesday

    Deadline: Purple Tuesday is celebrated on the 1st Tuesday in November but is a year round campaign Improving the customer experience for disabled people and their families [...]

  • June 2022

    Am I Protected from Discrimination?

    When: 6th September 2022 at 18:30 to 20:00 Where: Harry Bound Room, Les Cotils What: A meeting for GDA members and interested individuals. The [...]

  • June 2022

    Technical Consultation Winter 2021/22

    The technical consultation on the draft Prevention of Discrimination Ordinance was designed to check that what had been drafted by the Law Officers was what had been agreed by the States following the debate on the Policy Letter.

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  • May 2022

    Consultation: Provision of Equipment, Aids and Adaptations

    Deadline: Was June 2022 Extended to Spring 2023 Equipment Aids and Adaptations The Committee for Health and Social Care (HSC) is seeking the GDA's help [...]

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  • February 2022

    Consultation: Machinery of Government

    Deadline: 15th February 2022 Machinery of Government Review – Community Engagement The Policy & Resources Committee, is looking at the island’s machinery of government – [...]

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  • November 2021

    Policy Letter: Discrimination Ordinance: Grounds of i) Religion or Belief and ii) Sexual Orientation

    Policy Letter The Committee for Employment & Social Security’s policy letter on the Discrimination Ordinance: Grounds of i) Religion or Belief and ii) Sexual Orientation was [...]

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  • September 2021

    Consultation: New Charity Legislation – Charities and Not for Profit Organisations

    Deadline: 20th October 2021 Guernsey Registry Charities/ Non Profit Organisations Consultation A consultation has been issued by the Guernsey Registry which is seeking views from [...]

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  • September 2021

    Consultation: Tax Review

    Deadline:  States Meeting 29th September 2021 There is projected to be an increase requirement in expenditure for the States of Guernsey, as things currently stand. "While [...]

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  • September 2021

    Consultation: Future Approach to Emergency Calls

    Deadline: 24th September 2021 Change to Fibre Optic from Copper The Guernsey Competition and Regulatory Authority has published a call for information titled Fibre to the [...]

  • September 2021

    Consultation: Lasting Power of Attorney

    Lasting Power of Attorney consultation Consultation The Committee for Health & Social Care (HSC) is inviting comments on the draft of The Capacity (Lasting Powers of [...]

  • September 2021

    Consultation: Supporting the future of accessible and affordable primary care

    Deadline: 10th September 2021 Review of the model and funding of Primary Care - Principles The Committee for Health and Social Care (HSC) is looking [...]

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  • August 2021

    Lasting Powers of Attorney

    Introduction The Committee for Health & Social Care (HSC) invited comments on the draft of The Capacity (Lasting Powers of Attorney) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance, 2021. The closing [...]

  • June 2021

    Government Work Plan (GWP)

    What is the Government Work Plan? The Government Work Plan will set the direction for the political term and will capture all government work in one place. [...]

  • August 2020


    Find out more about the 2020 Guernsey General Election and the GDA Speed Hustings.

  • July 2020

    Change is Coming

    Change is Coming .... July 17th 2020 the proposals for the Discrimination Ordinance were unanimously passed. Now the focus is on getting the law written and [...]

  • March 2020

    Human Rights and Discrimination FAQs

    Answering your questions. This section is designed to answer your questions and clarify key points on Human Rights, Discrimination and the Guernsey Discrimination Legislation Policy Letter (March [...]

  • March 2020

    Disability Discrimination Legislation 2020

    Overview. July 2020 the States unanimously approved the draft policy proposals for anti-discrimination legalisation.  Between the original 'straw man' best practice paper, the consultation proposals and the [...]

  • February 2020

    Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Review

    Overview. The independent review of the current provision available for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) commissioned by the Committee for [...]

  • January 2020

    NICE TAs Improved access to drugs and treatments

    Overview. On 16th January 2020 the States voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new drug and treatment policy. This new policy will benefit about 3,800 local [...]

  • September 2019

    Mythbusting discrimination legislation

    Overview. In response to some of the recent media articles and discussions around the Discrimination Legislation Consultation, the GDA, our members and other stakeholders have designed [...]

  • August 2019

    Consultation: Discrimination Legislation 2019

    The GDA actively encourages all its members, both charities/groups and individuals to reply to the discrimination legislation consultation launched by The Committee for Employment & Social Security (ESS).

  • March 2018

    Assisted Dying Debate

    Overview. There are a number of groups/bodies discussing this very sensitive issue, they include: Dignity (Pro) My Care, My Choice Care for life (against) Deputy Emilie [...]

  • January 2018

    Preventing Disability Discrimination Workshops

    Overview. In April 2018 the GDA ran a series of workshops on Preventing Disability Discrimination to raise awareness around these key topics and bring our members, [...]

  • February 2016


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  • February 2016

    Video Supporting Legislation Workshops

    Overview. The GDA has been run a series of workshops on GDA Disability Legislation workshops 2016. The above 23 minute video supports these workshops. [...]

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