We are looking for new member organisations! Greater Manchester Disabled People’s Panel (GMDPP) gmdisabledpeoplespanel.com The GMDPP is made up of Disabled People’s Organisations (DPO- that is organisations majority run and staffed by disabled people) across GM. It operates at the highest strategic level with the GM Mayor Andy Burnham and GM Combined Authority to advise, consult, influence,Continue reading “Application for new members”
GM Disabled People’s Panel’s position on shielding: The issue is not about shielding itself but the way that it has been implemented which has led to the harmful exclusion of disabled people. Rather than being used as an essential aspect of a multifaceted strategy, it has been relied upon with other approaches sidelined. Even thoughContinue reading “Statement on Shielding & Covid Strategy”
The full report, with full findings, and Recommendations is now available- The Greater Manchester Disabled People’s Panel (GMDPP) created a survey to find out how disabled people in Greater Manchester were managing during the Covid 19 pandemic. The Panel is unique, no other city region has managed to establish one, it is made up ofContinue reading “GM Big Disability Survey- Covid19”
The Greater Manchester Disabled Peoples Panel (GMDPP) support the Black Lives Matter movement. We believe it is important that this is publicly stated and that active anti-racism is an integral part of how we work. We note that many of the Black people killed by police also identify as disabled people . In the UK,Continue reading “GMDPP Support Black Lives Matter”
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