CDG Policy: Disability & Employment - 'Yes We Can!' - A Q&A With CDG Members Katrina Sale, Harry Newton & Jonathan Smith. Chaired By Michelle Lowe

Date
Thursday, 12th November 2020
Time
7.00pm - 8.00pm

This virtual event will look at what moves can be taken to ensure more disabled people have opportunities for employment. The event will be Chaired by the CDG's Policy Lead, Michelle Lowe. The panelists for the event are as follows:

  • Katrina Sale - Katrina an invisible disability and works for the Conservative Party. She is currently setting up a recruitment company for people with neurological disorders that focuses on peoples' gifts and talents.
     
  • Harry Newton - Harry is is 29 years old and lives in a beautiful part of Wiltshire near Salisbury. He has cerebral palsy and is permanently in a wheelchair. He has a particular interest in paid employment for people with disabilities, empowering these individuals and removing barriers and obstacles.Due to his condition he has found this area sadly lacking and paid employment opportunities impossible to find. This in turn led him to seek voluntary opportunities wherever possible. He has a keen interest in social issues regarding disability and is a regular blogger about his daily life. His Christian faith keeps him grounded and is very important to him. He is keen on all sports and achieved grade 1 cricket umpire exam. He completed a long distance politics course while attending a non maintained boarding school and college. Being a relatively new party member, he joined in October 2019 and wasted no time in getting involved with the steering group of the CCF also his local hub of the CPF at local association level.
     
  • Jonathan Smith - Jonathan is a member of the CDG.

This event is for CDG members. To register for this event please visit the contact section of the CDG website.