On Wednesday 6th October 2021, Rosie Cooper, MP, met with representatives from the Deaf Sector to discuss a British Sign Language Bill which she will bring forward as a Private Member’s Bill in January 2022.
Day 4: International Week of Deaf People 2021. Happy International Day of Sign Languages! This year’s theme is ‘We Sign for Human Rights’.
On 17th September 2015, a BSL Bill was passed in the Scottish Parliament, giving Scotland the BSL (Scotland) Act 2015.
The British Deaf Association congratulates #WhereistheInterpreter team on winning a key argument in the Judicial Review – the result of which was announced today.
A campaign plan is vital for a winning ‘BSL Act Now’ campaign. A strong and clear plan will serve as a roadmap to achieving our ultimate goal of a BSL Act.
The 18th March 2003 was when the UK Government formally recognised British Sign Language as a language in its own right. It also promised to look into a legal status for BSL. Eighteen years on, we’re still waiting. Waiting for the key to the door to a BSL Act. No more. We’re not waiting any longer.