Mark Isherwood is a Parliamentary Champion for the CDG and will discuss his journey into politics and experiences as someone with a disability as a hearing aid wearer, as part of our Accessible Politics project.
A CDG Partnership event with the Conservative Councillors' Association (CCA) as part of our #AccessiblePolitics programme. This virtual event will look at the practical support available to support people who are selected to contest seats in local government elections.
The Rt. Hon. Maria Miller MP will answer questions from the members of the CDG in her role as the President in this virtual event. The event will be Chaired by the CDG's Policy Lead, Michelle Lowe. Maria Miller MP as elected the President of the CDG in March 2017.
The CDG will be hosting a virtual fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference, as due to Covid19 the Party will not meeting in Birmingham. Further details will be available in due course and this section of the website will be updated when the speakers are confirmed.
Are you thinking about a public appointment? There is under representation of disabled people in public appointments and this virtual event will discuss how to address this issue. The discussion will also look at opportunities for disabled people to gain employment with charities.
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:
This virtual event will discuss what life is like for people who are Autistic, the positive contribution people who are Autistic make to society and why it's important to ensure we allow people to flourish.
This event will explore what moves can be taken by employers to make workplaces more accessible for disabled people, and how to think differently to maximise opportunities for disabled employees. This event will be Chaired by the CDG's Policy Lead, Michelle Lowe.
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