Government reappoints the same company to write the ‘Means of Escape for Disabled People’ guidance: A statement from Claddag

Claddag are shocked and outraged to learn that the Home Office has commissioned C S Todd & Associates to re-write the Means of Escape for Disabled People, and the other suite of fire safety guidance documents. C S Todd & Associates authored the guidance document Fire Safety in Purpose-Built Flats, published by the Local GovernmentContinue reading “Government reappoints the same company to write the ‘Means of Escape for Disabled People’ guidance: A statement from Claddag”

Welsh Government buy-out plans: Disabled leaseholders must be included

Welsh minister for climate change, Julie James, revealed that the Government is to launch a scheme which will target leaseholders who have found themselves in “significant” financial hardship. We urge policy-makers to expressly include disabled leaseholders who are trapped in inaccessible flats.

National survey: Leaseholders who have impairments or health conditions

We have launched a survey to gain a broader and deeper understanding of the ways in which leaseholders who have impairments on health conditions are affected by the building safety crisis. https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/SVODM0/ Please take part if you are a leaseholder and live with any physical impairments or mental health conditions. This could be related toContinue reading “National survey: Leaseholders who have impairments or health conditions”

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Disability and Fire Safety

The APPG on Disability is jointly hosting a meeting on 12 July 2021 at 2pm to highlight the importance of the Government’s consultation on Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans for disabled residents unable to self-evacuate from buildings.  The meeting will cover the Government’s key proposals and have input from disabled residents as to how the proposals need toContinue reading “All-Party Parliamentary Group on Disability and Fire Safety”