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London Mayor’s Question Time – BSL Charter update

Posted by | June 14, 2016 | News | No Comments
Centered - Navin Shah, London Assembly Member with Asif Iqbal MBE, President of HUDC (left) and Paul Redfern of British Deaf Association (right)

Centered – Navin Shah, London Assembly Member with Asif Iqbal MBE, President of HUDC (left) and Paul Redfern of British Deaf Association (right)

Harrow United Deaf Club have been informed that Navin Shah, London Assembly Member has put forward a question to the Mayor during the Mayor’s Question Time as follow:

British Sign Language Charter

Question No: 2016/1553

Navin Shah:
“Do you have plans to sign up to the British Sign Language Charter on behalf of the GLA?"

Written response from the Mayor:
“I am fully committed to Deaf Londoners having full access to information and services across the capital. The BSL charter offers an opportunity to raise the aspirations for improving access for BSL Deaf people. Over the next few months we will be reviewing policies and plans to improve the lives of Deaf Londoners including our capacity to implement the BSL charter. We will do so in close consultation with Deaf stakeholders."