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National Campaign and mandates for membership organisation

Campaigns and Mandates

Townswomen's Guilds has a long and proud history of campaigning on important issues. Below you will find our current most prominent campaigns, mandated at our AGMs. Please get involved – leave us your opinion, tell us whether you agree or disagree with the issues and what, if anything, you are doing to help progress the issues at hand. Please share your thoughts and experiences – this is your TG.

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Asbestos in Schools

"TG urges HM Government, Local Authorities, and those responsible in law for the maintenance of educational facilities to ensure that every establishment that contains asbestos must produce an annual report for staff, pupils and their families. This report must explain how asbestos can affect health, where asbestos is present and how it is being monitored and maintained."

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Mandate 2019: Driving and Health campaign picture

Mandate 2019: Driving and Health

TG calls on HM Government to require medical staff, police and other relevant agencies to inform the DVLA if an individual's health is reducing their ability to drive safely

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Mental Health

TG is committed to raising awareness of the importance of mental health

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Caring for Carers

TG has frequently campaigned on topics related to unpaid carers. In 2020, ahead of our conference, we are looking to raise awareness of the difficulties they face

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Assisted Dying

Townswomen’s Guilds supports a change in the law to allow for terminally ill, mentally competent people to have a right to an assisted death.

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