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British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan 2017-2023: analysis of consultation responses

Published: 23 Oct 2017
Part of:
Communities and third sector, Equality and rights
ISBN:
9781788512725

The report sets out the analysis of the public consultation on Scotland's draft British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan.

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Contents
British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan 2017-2023: analysis of consultation responses
Annex 2 - Answers at Yes/No questions

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Annex 2 - Answers at Yes/No questions

This annex sets out the answers given at each of the Yes/No questions asked. These answers come from the standard responses received (those submitted through Citizen Space or as an email). Some people only answered some of the questions. This means that the number of people answering changes from question to question.

Table 1: Question 1 – Do you think these are the right steps under Public Services?

Type of respondent Yes No Don't know Total
n % n % n % n
All individuals 51 75% 7 10% 10 15% 68
Organisations:
Academic/research 3 1 1 5
Local Government 10 4 14
Other 4 4
Public Body 11 1 12
Representative Body for Professionals 2 1 3
Third Sector/Deaf Organisation 5 1 6
All organisations 35 80% 7 16% 2 5% 44
All respondents 86 77% 14 13% 12 11% 112

In total, 112 respondents answered Question 1. Of these 77% agreed that these are the right steps under Public Services, 13% disagreed, and 11% said they did not know.

Table 2: Question 4 – Do you think these are the right steps under Early Years?

Type of respondent Yes No Don't know Total
n % n % n % n
All individuals 55 80% 4 6% 10 14% 69
Organisations:
Academic/research 2 1 2 5
Local Government 11 3 14
Other 2 1 3
Public Body 7 1 2 10
Representative Body for Professionals 1 1
Third Sector/Deaf Organisation 5 5
All organisations 28 74% 6 16% 4 11% 38
All respondents 83 78% 10 9% 14 13% 107

In total, 107 respondents answered Question 4. Of these 78% agreed that these are the right steps under Early Years, 9% disagreed, and 13% said they did not know.

Table 3: Question 7 – Do you think these are the right steps under Education?

Type of respondent Yes No Don't know Total
n % n % n % n
All individuals 52 72% 12 17% 8 11% 72
Organisations:
Academic/research 3 1 1 5
Local Government 11 2 13
Other 2 1 3
Public Body 8 1 1 10
Representative Body for Professionals 1 1
Third Sector/Deaf Organisation 4 1 5
All organisations 29 78% 6 16% 2 5% 37
All respondents 81 74% 18 17% 10 9% 109

In total, 109 respondents answered Question 7. Of these 74% agreed that these are the right steps under Education, 17% disagreed, and 9% said they did not know.

Table 4: Question 10 – Do you think these are the right steps under Post-School Education?

Type of respondent Yes No Don't know Total
n % n % n % n
All individuals 47 80% 8 14% 4 7% 59
Organisations:
Academic/research 4 2 1 7
Local Government 12 1 13
Other 2 2 4
Public Body 6 1 2 9
Representative Body for Professionals 1 1
Third Sector/Deaf Organisation 5 1 6
All organisations 30 75% 6 15% 4 10% 40
All respondents 77 78% 14 14% 8 8% 99

In total, 99 respondents answered Question 10. Of these 78% agreed that these are the right steps under Post-School Education, 14% disagreed, and 8% said they did not know.

Table 5: Question 13 – Do you think these are the right steps under Employment?

Type of respondent Yes No Don't know Total
n % n % n % n
All individuals 47 78% 6 10% 7 12% 60
Organisations:
Academic/research 3 2 5
Local Government 14 14
Other 3 1 4
Public Body 10 2 12
Representative Body for Professionals 1 1
Third Sector/Deaf Organisation 6 6
All organisations 37 88% 1 2% 4 10% 42
All respondents 84 82% 7 7% 11 11% 102

In total, 102 respondents answered Question 13. Of these 82% agreed that these are the right steps under Employment, 7% disagreed, and 11% said they did not know.

Table 6: Question 16 – Do you think these are the right steps under Health, Mental Health and Social Care?

Type of respondent Yes No Don't know Total
n % n % n % n
All individuals 47 72% 8 12% 10 15% 65
Organisations:
Academic/research 1 1 1 3
Local Government 8 2 3 13
Other 5 5
Public Body 7 3 10
Representative Body for Professionals 1 1
Third Sector/Deaf Organisation 5 5
All organisations 27 73% 3 8% 7 19% 37
All respondents 74 73% 11 11% 17 17% 102

In total, 102 respondents answered Question 16. Of these 73% agreed that these are the right steps under Health, Mental Health and Social Care, 11% disagreed, and 17% said they did not know.

Table 7: Question 19 – Do you think these are the right steps under Transport?

Type of respondent Yes No Don't know Total
n % n % n % n
All individuals 45 85% 3 6% 5 9% 53
Organisations:
Academic/research 2 1 3
Local Government 13 1 14
Other 3 3
Public Body 6 1 7
Representative Body for Professionals 0
Third Sector/Deaf Organisation 3 3
All organisations 27 90% 0% 3 10% 30
All respondents 72 87% 3 4% 8 10% 83

In total, 83 respondents answered Question 19. Of these 87% agreed that these are the right steps under Transport, 4% disagreed, and 10% said they did not know.

Table 8: Question 22 – Do you think these are the right steps under Culture, Leisure, Sport and the Arts?

Type of respondent Yes No Don't know Total
n % n % n % n
All individuals 41 82% 5 10% 4 8% 50
Organisations:
Academic/research 2 2 4
Local Government 8 1 4 13
Other 2 2
Public Body 9 1 1 11
Representative Body for Professionals 1 1
Third Sector/Deaf Organisation 3 3
All organisations 25 74% 2 6% 7 21% 34
All respondents 66 79% 7 8% 11 13% 84

In total, 84 respondents answered Question 22. Of these 79% agreed that these are the right steps under Culture, Leisure, Sport and the Arts, 8% disagreed, and 13% said they did not know.

Table 9: Question 25 – Do you think these are the right steps under Justice?

Type of respondent Yes No Don't know Total
n % n % n % n
All individuals 38 76% 5 10% 7 14% 50
Organisations:
Academic/research 2 2 4
Local Government 10 4 14
Other 3 1 4
Public Body 8 3 11
Representative Body for Professionals 1 1
Third Sector/Deaf Organisation 3 3
All organisations 27 73% 0% 10 27% 37
All respondents 65 75% 5 6% 17 20% 87

In total, 87 respondents answered Question 25. Of these 75% agreed that these are the right steps under Justice, 6% disagreed, and 20% said they did not know.

Table 10: Question 28 – Do you think these are the right steps under Democracy?

Type of respondent Yes No Don't know Total
n % n % n % n
All individuals 38 78% 6 12% 5 10% 49
Organisations:
Academic/research 2 1 3
Local Government 9 1 3 13
Other 3 3
Public Body 8 8
Representative Body for Professionals 0
Third Sector/Deaf Organisation 3 3
All organisations 25 83% 1 3% 4 13% 30
All respondents 63 80% 7 9% 9 11% 79

In total, 79 respondents answered Question 28. Of these 80% agreed that these are the right steps under Democracy, 9% disagreed, and 11% said they did not know.


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