Appointments to the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC)

28 February 2017
Source: Department for Transport

The Secretary of State for Transport is seeking new members of DPTAC.

DPTAC has been the Government’s statutory advisor on the transport needs of disabled people since 1986. We are seeking new members of DPTAC who have a good, practical, knowledge of transport issues nationally and of additional needs of disabled passengers and road users. Ideally new members will have an awareness of the needs of people with mental health or cognitive impairments or, a good understanding of new technology and transport, or of the built environment.

DPTAC members need to be good communicators with effective, constructive, influencing skills. Appointment are for up to 3 years and a fee is payable.

Further details are set out in the application pack, which can be downloaded from the Public Appointments web site. Further information is available from:

dptacrecruitment@dft.gsi.gov.uk

Final applications must be submitted by Sunday 19th March

We anticipate that interviews will be held during the first two weeks of May at the London offices of the Department for Transport.

Please note that at least 50% of DPTAC members must be disabled. The Department for Transport welcomes applications from candidates regardless of their ethnic origin, religious belief, gender, sexuality, disability, marital status, age, race, and employment status.

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