Bristol Mayoral Hustings for Disabled people/organisations – Wednesday 28 April 7pm

April 19, 2021 at 11:55 am

Come and ask the future Mayor of Bristol your questions.

If you are a Disabled person living in Bristol, or you are an organisation working with or representing Disabled people, this is your chance to come and ask the person who will be Mayor of Bristol your question. The Bristol Sight Loss Council together with the Bristol Disability Equality Forum, Bristol Reclaiming Independent Living, Centre for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People, the Independent Mental Health Network and WECIL are organising a mayoral hustings. It will take place on the evening of Wednesday 28th April from 7.00 – 9.00 pm. The meeting will be a zoom webinar.

We have invited the candidates from the four main party’s – Conservative, Green, Labour and Liberal Democrats. Each of the candidates will be given 10 minutes to make opening remarks. They have been asked to focus on issues that particularly affect Disabled people and their policies to address these issues. The candidates will then answer questions that people have sent in by 21st April 2021. The questions can be on any issue that you as a Disabled person have about something In Bristol that the Mayor could do something about.

If you would like to attend, to send in a question please contact or ring 07779 169019. The closing date for booking your place and sending in your questions is 12.00pm on Monday 26th April. You do not have to attend to have your question asked, but priority will be given to those people who attend the evening.

The Bristol Sight Loss Council is a consultation and engagement group of people who are blind or partially sighted living in Bristol. They are supported by Thomas Pocklington Trust a national charity working with people with a visual impairment.

April 19, 2021 at 11:55 am | News | No comment