Access to Elected Office Fund

The Welsh Government has agreed to establish an Access to Elected Office Fund. This fund will support disabled candidates with the additional costs associated with seeking elected office.

The Welsh Government has agreed to establish an Access to Elected Office Fund.

 
This fund will support disabled candidates with the additional costs associated with seeking elected office.

 

The fund will be established on a pilot basis and will support candidates standing for election in the May 2021 Senedd Elections and the May 2022 Local Government Elections.

 

The administration of the fund and management of allocations made available to support disabled candidates will be undertaken by Disability Wales.

 

The Welsh Government is currently consulting people about these arrangements.

 

We welcome your views to feed into this consultation. Please register to join one of our three sessions on this fund.

We will look forward to your contributions.

 

You can register your place at one of these sessions through our Eventbrite page here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/access-to-elected-office-fund-consultation-session-tickets-130382863655  

 

If you have any difficulty registering through Eventbrite please email: info(at)disabilitywales.org or telephone: 029 20887325 and someone will get back to you.

 

For further information on the Access to Elected Office Fund go to Welsh Government website page: https://gov.wales/access-elected-office-fund where you will find information about this consultation

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Llandrindod Wells Office

Unit 30
Ddole Road Industrial Estate
Llandrindod Wells
Powys
LD1 6DF

01597 822 191

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Plas Dolerw
Milford Road
Newtown
Powys
SY16 2EH

01686 626 220

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