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2017 Election Party Response

“We asked the main political parties questions about disability issues. Here is the United Future Party’s response. We will post the responses as we get them.”   What will your party do to tackle barriers to employment for disabled people? Support a campaign aimed at employers to break-down any negative perceptions of those with disabilities, ...

Disability and the Rainbow Community

Allyson Hamblett and Aych McArdle are members of CCS Disability Action’s Auckland Local Advisory Committee (LAC). Allyson and Arch have a particular interest in how LGBTQI+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning and Intersex) and disability issues interrelate. We have a chat to them to find out more.   Q. Can you tell me a bit ...

Officials and emotions

2/4/15 · Posted in officials

Emotions and government officials might sound like a strange combination, but officials are not faceless bureaucrats. They are real people with opinions and feelings. Emotions matter in general and they matter in the public service. Emotions affect our judgements and choices. Last year, Andrew Power, an Irish academic, looked into the views of government officials ...