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Cloisters sponsors conference to discuss the ‘Lords Report on Disability and the Equality Act: Turning Recommendations into Reality’

Cloisters sponsors conference to discuss the ‘Lords Report on Disability and the Equality Act: Turning Recommendations into Reality’

Cloisters is proud to co-sponsor the conference to discuss the ‘Lords Report on Disability and the Equality Act:Turning Recommendations into Reality’ on 27 April 2016 at the Max Nasatyr Room, Third Floor Suite, Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street, South Bank, London, SE1 9NH.

This timely event, co-organised by Catherine Casserley, a barrister at Cloisters and a Special Adviser to the Lords Select Committee, will provide an opportunity to reflect on the key recommendations of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Equality Act 2010 and Disability issued on 24 March 2016 (and available here).

The event will also create the space for an interactive dialogue about how these recommendations can be taken forward and harnessed in order to strengthen the effectiveness of the Equality Act for disabled people.

Panel speakers include:

-        Baroness Deech (Chair of the Committee)

-        Baroness Jane Campbell (Committee member)

-        Lord Chris Holmes (Disability Commissioner at the Equality and Human Rights Commission)

Registration is free. To reserve your place please go to: Registration

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