Access and Disabilities Working Group 9-MAR-2017

9 March 2017 at 2pm in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

Amy Bryan. Contact committee services

Access Arrangements

All ground floor meeting rooms are accessible to wheelchair and scooter users.

An audio loop induction system is available in the Council Chamber and Committee Rooms 1, 4a and 4b for those with hearing difficulties (a portable induction loop is available for other rooms on request).

Contact the Committee Officer if you have any individual requirements to enable you to attend the meeting as soon as possible before the date of the meeting.

We can provide information in other formats (large print, audio, Braille) or languages on request.

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Attachments

pdf icon Agenda [84kb]

pdf icon All papers [1Mb]

Agenda

ItemDescriptionWards affectedReport
1.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

  
2.

COUNCILLORS' DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS
    
Councillors to declare any personal and prejudicial interests they may have in relation to the items on the agenda.

  
3.

MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 1 DECEMBER 2016

 pdf icon Minutes [32kb]
4.

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES

  
5.

ADULT SOCIAL CARE CHARGING AND FINANCIAL ASSESSMENT REVIEW - CONSULTATION - Steve Saunders (RBC)
    
The consultation can be found at:
https://consult.reading.gov.uk/css/chargingreview/

  
6.

HOUSING WHITE PAPER 2017 - FIXING OUR BROKEN HOUSING MARKET
    
Extracts from the White Paper are attached and the White Paper can be found at:
https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/housing-white-paper

 pdf icon Item 6 [18kb]
7.

INQUIRY INTO HOUSING FOR DISABLED PEOPLE BY THE EQUALITY & HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
    
The terms of reference for the inquiry are attached and further details can be found at:
https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/inquiries-and-investigations/inquiry-housing-disabled-people?utm_source=IBF+Email&utm_campaign=45d44c4be1-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_02_27&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_3350ce020f-45d44c4be1-187667925 

 

pdf icon Item 7a [31kb]

pdf icon Item 7b [968kb]

8.

WORK, HEALTH & DISABILITY - IMPROVING LIVES GREEN PAPER - UPDATE ON ANY RESPONSES MADE
    
The Green Paper can be found at:
https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/work-health-and-disability-improving-lives 

  
9.

PDSN NETWORK - DISABILITY DAY - Nina Crispin (RBC)a

  
10.

FEEDBACK ON THE COMPASS RECOVERY COLLEGE LAUNCH EVENT - Councillor Rose Williams (RBC)

  
11.

FEEDBACK ON ACCESS ISSUES AT THE ORACLE - Councillor Rose Williams (RBC)

  
12.

SIMON PROJECT UPDATE

  
13.

FUTURE OF THE WORKING GROUP - FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

  
14.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

  
15.

DATE AND TIME OF FUTURE MEETINGS

To be confirmed

  

 

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