The Greater Manchester Disabled People’s Panel was convened by the Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People (GMCDP) in 2019 after being commissioned by Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham. It is the result of a several years work by Disabled People’s Organisations (DPO’s) to bring into being, you can read a timeline here.
The member organisations are majority led and staffed by disabled people, they are:
Embrace Wigan & Leigh (co-opted)
Associate members are: Action Together, Activity Alliance, Better Things, Bury Blind Society, Bury U3A, Change, Communic8te Bury, Healthwatch Trafford, Lifeshare, Maddchester, , Pegasus Riding, Proud and Loud Arts, Rochdale Parent Carer’s Voice, RNIB, Seashell, Tameside Autism Group, Trafford Hard of Hearing.