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Scotland’s BSL Bill passed…

Posted by | September 19, 2015 | News | No Comments
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Scotland British Sign Language Bill Passed

On 17th September 2015 – The Scottish parliament has passed the Scotland British Sign Language Bill into law and it will be given Royal Assent in four weeks’ time. Her Majesty, the Queen, will be a signatory to the bill.

 “Harrow United Deaf Club expressed their heartfelt congratulations to Scotland and applauded the tremendous work of everyone involved including Avril Hepner, BDA Scotland Team; Cathie Craig former MSP; Mark Griffins MSP; Hilary Third, Scottish Government and Scotland Council on Deafness, for their excellent work in achieving such a momentum in history.”  Asif Iqbal MBE, President of Harrow United Deaf Club

To learn more, click the following links:

BBC News: British Sign Language (Scotland) Bill passed unanimously

To learn more, click the following links:

BBC News: British Sign Language (Scotland) Bill passed unanimously

Afternoon Plenary – Scottish Parliament: 17th September 2015

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