Navin Shah Labour Assembly Member
Navin Shah said he was delighted to move this motion and he welcomed Deaf people present in the Chamber. He said that he is a proud ambassador for the Harrow United Deaf Club and he supported the BSL Charter signing by Harrow Council. He complimented Asif Iqbal for providing strong leadership.
Navin Shah explained that the motion will ensure Deaf residents are fully engaged in the community. The BSL Charter’s 5 pledges support this. Two boroughs have signed up to the Charter – Harrow Council and Camden Council.
He urged the Mayor of London to accept the BSL Charter.
Andrew Boff Conservative Assembly Member
Caroline Pidgeon Liberal Democrat Assembly Member
She apologised for not being able to use sign language herself only the alphabet.
Darren Johnson Green Assembly Member of
The Motion was unanimously passed.
Transcript last updated: 31/03/2016