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
Afternoon Plenary – Scottish Parliament: 17th September 2015