Consultations – Have Your Say

Welcome to our consultations page. Here we highlight consultations that are currently being run by Government, local authorities, health bodies and by organisations with an interest in people with disabilities. We believe that having our say is an important part of making the lives of all people with disabilities better.

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    CQC’s Hearing Impaired Care Survey
    The Care Quality Commission (CQC), the the independent regulator of health and social care in England, partnering with Disability Rights UK (DRUK), is asking more people that are deaf or hearing  impaired, to feedback their …more
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    Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan Petition
    Here is a link to an important new petition to Parliament, to: “Implement the Grenfell Tower Inquiry (Phase 1) recommendation to put a legal obligation on building owners and managers to implement Personal Emergency …more
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    Research Project: Improving flood recovery for disabled women
    Do you identify as female, and as someone whose impairments could affect their ability to react to an emergency? Have you experienced a flood in the last 7 years? Would you be willing to share your thoughts in a friendly and …more
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    Petition: Make deaf awareness compulsory
    This is a new petition by the National Deaf Children’s Society. Sign Petition Here You can view this petition in British Sign Language here. We’re a group of deaf young people from across the UK, aged between 15 and 19, and we’re …more
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    Active Calderdale Survey
    Active Calderdale are gathering information on physical activity habits, and opinions on how the local area can influence people to be more active. They’ll use this information to make sure that their work targets the people who …more
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    Video: Focus Group work looking at signage & navigation at Calderdale Royal Hospital
    Disability Partnership Calderdale’s development worker Julie Stott has been working with Halifax Society for the Blind and the Hospital Managers to look at various aspects of Calderdale Royal Hospital from  the perspective …more
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    National Disability Strategy declared unlawful
    Report: Disability Rights UK The High Court has declared that the Government’s National Disability Strategy is unlawful due to inadequate consultation with Disabled people. Disability activists Miriam Binder, Jean Eveleigh, Doug …more
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    Disabled people’s rights: UK’s initial report and responses to periodic reviews
    This is a newly published report, taken from the Government’s own website. UK’s initial report on the rights of disabled people under the requirements of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities …more
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    Disabled people’s rights: the UK’s 2021 report on select recommendations from the UNCRPD periodic re…
    This is the government’s latest response to the recommendations made by the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2016. It covers both 2020 and 2021. UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities …more
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    Disabled Driving: Baywatch 2021 Results out now!
    In August, Disabled Motoring UK asked the public to help them with their annual Baywatch campaign. They asked disabled motorists to complete a survey about their parking experiences over the past 12 months. The results have now …more
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    RAC Survey – What Do Disabled Drivers Want?
    As a motoring organising with over 120 years’ experience in helping customers in their time of need, the RAC understand what most people want from breakdown cover. However, they’d like to learn more about disabled drivers and …more
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    Community Care Charge – Feed Back Opportunity
    We’ve had an email from Family Voice Calderdale (FVC), who are holding a focus group on Monday 18th October at 4.30pm via Zoom on this topic with the aim of attendees sharing their experiences of the Community Care Charge …more
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    Results: Calderdale/Huddersfield ‘Improving hospital services for people with sight loss’
    We, at Disability Partnership Calderdale, in conjunction with Halifax Society for the Blind, recently ran a Focus Group looking at ‘Improving hospital services for people with sight loss’. We are now ready to share the feedback …more
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    Survey: Delays to health and social care during Covid-19
    Healthwatch Calderdale would like to hear from people who have experienced delays to health and social care for non-Covid related conditions since March 2020. By completing this 5-10 minute survey, you can help and influence …more
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    Calderdale Council Survey – Your Views On Local Parks
    Calderdale Council, as part of the Vision 2024 project, want your views on your local parks and are running a survey to gather them. The purpose of this survey is to help them understand how their work is impacting …more
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    Consultation: Toilet provision for men and women
    Consultation description This call for evidence launches a technical review of provision of toilets for men and women. Women often have to face excessive queues for toilets or don’t have access to appropriate facilities that meet …more
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    West Yorkshire Police Consultation
    Mark Burns-Williamson OBE, West Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has launched his latest ‘Community Conversation’ survey, inviting residents across West Yorkshire to share their views on the impact of Covid-19, police …more
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    Your Chance To Feed Back to Equality & Human Rights Commission On Shopping Concerns
    This is an update from the Cross-Government Disability Unit, based in Westminster, with particular focus on shopping and making shops more accessible for disabled people during the pandemic. And how disabled people can feed back …more
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    Disability Horizons’ Hate Crime Survey
    Whether it’s in a public place or online, and because of race, sexuality or disability, being targeted and experiencing a hate crime can be incredibly traumatic and unsettling. That’s why Disability Horizons, the …more