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P-05-806 We call for all premises in Wales to be awarded an Access Certificate number similar to the Food Hygiene Certificate.

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 10/03/2020 - Petitions Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 P-05-806 We call for all premises in Wales to be awarded an Access Certificate number similar to the Food Hygiene Certificate.

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Minutes:

The Committee considered further correspondence and agreed to keep a watching brief on this matter and to revisit the petition and progress made in the autumn, or on receipt of a further update.


Meeting: 07/05/2019 - Petitions Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 P-05-806 We call for all premises in Wales to be awarded an Access Certificate number similar to the Food Hygiene Certificate.

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence from the Deputy Minister and Chief Whip and agreed to accept the offer of an update on progress and to seek this, and an update from the petitioners and Disability Wales, at the beginning of the autumn term.


Meeting: 29/01/2019 - Petitions Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 P-05-806 We call for all premises in Wales to be awarded an Access Certificate number similar to the Food Hygiene Certificate.

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence from the then Leader of the House and the Equality and Human Rights Commission and agreed to write to the Welsh Government to welcome the consideration of actions referred to by the previous Minister, especially the implementation of a pilot scheme, and request an update on the timescales for further consideration or work in this area, now that the consultation on the revised Framework for Action on Independent Living has finished.

 


Meeting: 09/10/2018 - Petitions Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Discussion of Previous Evidence Session - P-05-806 We call for all premises in Wales to be awarded an Access Certificate number similar to the Food Hygiene Certificate

Minutes:

The Committee discussed the evidence heard and agreed to write to:

·         the Leader of the House and Chief Whip to provide information about the issues heard during the evidence session and ask whether the Welsh Government would consider running a public consultation on the possibility of introducing such a scheme. The Committee also agreed to raise concerns over the evidence received that the provisions in the Equality Act 2010 have had little effect on improving the accessibility of premises for people with disabilities; and

·         the Equality and Human Rights Commission to raise concerns over the evidence received that the provisions in the Equality Act 2010 have had little effect on improving the accessibility of premises for people with disabilities, and that the requirements of the Act are not being properly enforced.

 


Meeting: 09/10/2018 - Petitions Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Evidence Session - P-05-806 We call for all premises in Wales to be awarded an Access Certificate number similar to the Food Hygiene Certificate.

·         Simon Green – Bridgend Coalition for Disabled People

 

·         Helen Fincham - Bridgend Coalition for Disabled People

 

·         Rhian Davies – Disability Wales

 

·         Anita Davies – RNIB

 

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Minutes:

The Committee heard evidence from Simon Green, Helen Fincham, Rhian Davies and Anita Davies.

 


Meeting: 17/04/2018 - Petitions Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 P-05-806 We call for all premises in Wales to be awarded an Access Certificate number similar to the Food Hygiene Certificate

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the petition for the first time and agreed to:

·         undertake a short enquiry, scheduling oral evidence sessions later in the summer term; and

·         in the interim seek further written evidence from relevant stakeholders on the issues raised by the petition.