Members and secretariat

Aya Haraguchi made this Freedom of Information request to Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee

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Dear Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee,

I'm interested in your committee work and would like to ask following questions;

1. How many member of DPTAC have disability?

2. What kind of disability do they have?

3. What is the main roll/job of DPTAC secretariat?

4. How many staff is working at DPTAC secretariat?

5. Are they dedicated to the committee?

Yours faithfully,

Aya

DPTAC Enquiries, Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee

Dear Aya,

Please find below the answers to your FOI request:

1. How many member of DPTAC have disability?

9 of the 15 members have told us they have a disability.

2. What kind of disability do they have?

Specific information on the type of their disability is personal to the individuals and exempt under Section 40 of the Freedom of Information Act. However, I am able to tell you that some of the members are wheelchair users, some have visual and hearing impairment and others have non-visible impairments.

3. What is the main roll/job of DPTAC secretariat?

To provide administrative support to DPTAC by, for example, arranging their meetings.

4. How many staff is working at DPTAC secretariat?

3 people

5. Are they dedicated to the committee?

No, the DPTAC work is only part of their role.

Many thanks,

Rajesh Mistry | Policy Advisor, Active Accessible Travel, Department for Transport
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