Disability Hustings

Disability Peterborough and Cambridgeshire Deaf Association are holding a hustings for Disabled and Sensory Impaired people on Friday evening at 6.30pm for a 7pm start at Allia in Peterborough. Details of the venue can be found here

Disability Peterborough and Cambridgeshire Deaf Association have local leaders of all the main parties in attendance to answer questions and hopefully the local press will be covering the event.

www.cambsdeaf.org/election

To register with the opportunity to ask a question to the MP’s on the night follow this link: https://form.jotformeu.com/cambsdeaf/deaf-and-disabled-election-hustings

Please find attached a further link to an article by Nikki Fox the Disabled correspondent for the BBC on what disabled people should expect at polling stations to make voting accessible: It highlights that this is not as straight forward as it perhaps could be:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/election-2019-50492140/nikki-fox-on-the-hurdles-and-options-for-disabled-voters

It extremely important that disabled people, their families and their carers get the opportunity to ask their questions to all the political representatives here in Peterborough, so please book your space.

 

 

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