All of us at GMCDP were very sad when we heard that Chris Hughes had died on 22 November 2018. We send our thoughts to Chris’s friends, and especially his family as Chris’s younger brother, Andrew, also died 2 days before Chris.
Manchester Poverty Truth Commission is setting out with this question: What if people who have directly faced poverty were involved in decisions about poverty? Poverty Truth Manchester
The GMCDP Annual General Meeting (AGM) is this Thursday (6pm-9:30pm)
From Tony Baldwinson
Are We Oppressed?
Improving Assisted Travel – A consultation on changes to guidance for train and station operators on Disabled People's Protection Policy (DPPP)
Closing date 18 January 2019
Consultation on banning the sale of plastic straws – last chance
This consultation closes on 3 December, so if you haven’t responded you have a few more days left.
GMCDP is looking for volunteers to help us with our social media!
From Manchester City Council:
Manchester Disability History Rocks!
Many disabled people experience hate crime, but there is not enough research that focuses upon individual experiences and understandings.
A great member's meeting last night. There will be notes to follow.
Thank you to Mike Bennett for some fantastic photos.