12 September 2011
The All Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) on Disability and Learning Disability will meet this Wednesday 14 September, to discuss today's Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) report on disability-related harassment.
The meeting will take place 5–6pm, Committee Room 4A, House of Lords (Palace of Westminster).
- Katharine Quarmby, Journalist and author of ‘Scapegoat: why we are failing disabled people?’
- Michael Smith, Lead Commissioner EHRC's Inquiry into disability-related harassment
- Jackie Driver, Head of Good Relations at the Equality at Human Rights Commission
- Stephen Brookes MBE, Disability and Equality consultant and Coordinator of the Disability Hate Crime Network.
Public notice The Royal Association for Disability Rights (RADAR) has issued a notice which says:
“The meeting is an opportunity for members of the APPGs on Disability and Learning Disability to discuss key issues related that affect disabled people. Non-parliamentarians are welcome to attend as observers. If there is time after questions from parliamentarians, then observers can ask questions and make comments.
“For directions to the Houses of Parliament, click here. Go to Cromwell Green Visitors Entrance. Once you clear security you will be directed into Westminster Hall. Officers will be able to show you the way to the Committee Corridors.
“Please bring a copy of this notice.
“ In case of overcrowding, observers who have not RSVP-ed, will be asked to leave the room.
“Speech-to-text reporting is available. BSL/English interpreters can be arranged if you give us enough advance notice. Please let us know ASAP if you plan to attend a meeting and use sign language interpreters.”
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