Video update from BDA Chair with what has been happening lately.
the SDLP’s Deputy Leader, Nicola Mallon, has issued a press release to reaffirm her party’s support for “legislative protection and support for the language rights of deaf people in the north”
Follow on from today’s Ministerial statement at the Scottish Parliament, an ambitious national plan for British Sign Language has been unveiled which will ensure deaf and deafblind BSL users are fully involved in all aspects of daily and public life.
We are excited to announce that the Scottish Parliament is currently in session and the Minister, Mark McDonald, will be giving his ministerial statement regarding the BSL National Plan at around 2.20pm today.
On the 7th September, the bill of the Ministry of Labor, Social Security and Social Solidarity was passed by the Greek Government to incorporate provisions for the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities into official state law.
The Liberal Democrats have called upon the UK Government to urgently review its policies in regards to persons with disabilities and for them to take immediate steps to remedy failures highlighted by the United Nations Committee in August.