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PROMOTING EQUALITY FOR DISABLED PEOPLE



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PROMOTING EQUALITY FOR DISABLED PEOPLE




    1. DCMS and its Public Bodies will actively promote equality for disabled people in line with the proposed duty on public bodies to be introduced in 2006. This will include promoting disability policy and practice, and aiming to ensure that disabled people are portrayed in a positive light.




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  • DCMS and its Public Bodies will assess the extent to which they are promoting equality, and will identify and publicise good practice.


Timing: Late 2003/early 2004 onwards


  • DCMS will work closely with DWP and in partnership with the Disability Rights Commission as the duty on public bodies is developed and implemented to ensure that they are well equipped to meet this duty.


Timing: 2003-2006


  • DCMS and its Public Bodies will identify ways of contributing to the European Year of Disabled People 2003.


Timing: Throughout 2003.



Timing: Start 2003


  • DCMS will use its Social Policy and Education Network to promote and disseminate good practice amongst Public Bodies and DCMS-related organisations.


Timing: Ongoing.


1 Sensory barriers include sight and hearing

Intellectual barriers include learning disabilities and mental illness



2 In this context, attitudinal access means people’s behaviour when dealing direct with disabled people and their needs: for eg front of house staff in museums and theatres.


Directory: government -> uploads -> system -> uploads -> attachment data -> file
file -> Remove this if sending to pagerunnerr Page Title Light Rail Security Recommended Best Practice
file -> 8 Section 1 : Sport
file -> Notice of exercise of additional powers of seizure under Sections 50 or 51 of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001
file -> Home office circular 004/2014 Powers to search for and seize invalid travel documents in Schedule 8 to the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014
file -> Consultation on the Royal Parks and Other Open Spaces (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2012
file -> Crown copyright 2012
file -> This is the Report to Government by the Film Policy Review Panel The brief
file -> Impact Assessment (IA)
file -> Dcms/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund a public-Private Partnership (2002-2010)


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