I was so pleased to host an event in Parliament today to improve disability inclusion in banking services. So much more can be done to ensure that people with disabilities can access banking services and have adaptations and supports where required. I am also very keen to look at support for entrepreneurs who have disabilitiesContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP hosts Disability Inclusion Event with Lloyd’s”
Dr Lisa Cameron MP invited by Treasury on Disability Employment Charter As Chair of the Disability APPG, this week I attended No11 in relation to the Disability Employment Charter alongside charities and employers pledging to support disabled people into the workplace. I will continue to support disability internships in Parliament and work with the sectorContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP invited by Treasury on Disability Employment Charter”
It was very inspiring to hear directly from young people this week in parliament for Mental Health Week about their journey to and through CAMHS. We will ensure that the wonderful young people who spoke have a hearing with the Mental Health Minister so that services can be developed that meet their needs.
Brilliant to meet EK Visually Impaired Bowling Club for the Day I had a fantastic time meeting with EK Visually Impaired Bowling Club members just before Christmas to find out about their year and to give them a donation for the year ahead. I had a go at bowling indoors and wasn’t much better thanContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP meets EK Visually Impaired Bowling Club”
Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Muscular Dystrophy Campaign This week in parliament spent time meeting with those who have Muscular Dystrophy in my capacity as Chair of the Disability All Party Parliamentary Group. They are launching a campaign for better support and care which I fully support.
Dr Lisa Cameron MP donates auction items to local Autism Charity It was wonderful to meet with Kotic – who support skills development including dance and drama presentations starring our local participants with Autism and learning disabilities. I had a great afternoon with the group, watching their Flintstones rehearsal. It was fantastic to donate charityContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP Supports Local Autism Charity”
Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Guide Dogs for the Blind in House of Commons. Following the event. Dr Lisa Cameron MP said “I was so pleased to support the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association Campaign in Parliament today in my capacity as Chair of the Disability All Party Group Parliamentary Group”. “They do suchContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP supports Guide Dogs for the Blind in House of Commons”
Change is needed “right at the top” to help increase representation of people with disabilities in politics, Ministers have been told by Dr Lisa Cameron MP for East Kilbride Strathaven and Lesmahagow. The MP led a debate this week marking United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities in the House of Commons, an annualContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP Leads Debate on United Nations Day of Persons with Disabilities in the House of Commons”
Disabled Children’s Partnership and Pears Foundation have joined together to release a new impact report on how the pandemic has affected disabled children and their families. The report entitled Left Behind reveals that disabled children and their families face disproportionate mental health impacts from the pandemic. They remain cut off from society, with 9 inContinue reading “Dr Lisa Cameron MP calls for increased support for disabled children amid Covid19”