Here is a short BSL video to explain how the Private Members’ Bill works and the process from start to finish, including what is meant by first, second and third ‘readings’.
Explanatory Notes to the Bill prepared for the Department for Work and Pensions with the consent of Rosie Cooper the member in charge of the Bill, are published separately as Bill 33-EN.
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.