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Minister says disability equality act on the way

Tue, 25 Mar 2014

Minister Howard Quayle MHK
Minister Howard Quayle MHK

The Minister for Health has responded to pleas for the Isle of Man to employ a disability equality act.

Howard Quayle says a bill to protect the Island's disabled will hopefully go before public consultation this year, and has been on the cards for some time.

This comes after a local woman with a disability contacted the media to try and get the problem back on the agenda.

It's been 19-years since the UK implemented the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.

Mr Quayle says it's important the private sector apply the changes when they come: 

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