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Publication - Consultation Paper

Consultation on the Draft British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan 2017-2023: EasyRead version

Published: 1 Mar 2017
Part of:
Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781786528230

We are seeking views on improving public services for BSL users.

46 page PDF

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46 page PDF

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Contents
Consultation on the Draft British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan 2017-2023: EasyRead version
Democracy

46 page PDF

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Democracy

Goal Ten: Democracy

BSL users should be able to represent the people of Scotland as elected politicians at national and local level, and to serve on boards of our public bodies.

The Scottish Parliament(logo) - Parlamaid na h-Alba

Scottish Ministers will reach their goals by:

51. Reporting on the Access to Elected Office fund to find out if this meets the needs of BSL users.

52. Offering advice and support to BSL users about how to take part in politics.

Report

53. We will raise awareness of public appointments as a way to take part in public life.

BSL users should have full access to information about democracy, including voting.

Scottish Ministers will reach their goals by:

Election Day, Information Panflet

54. Providing better information about voting in BSL and reviewing if it has been effective.

55. We will encourage political parties to produce election information in BSL.

Goal Ten: Democracy

Questions

Do you think these are the right goals?

Two people voicing their answer

Yes

Check box

No

Check box

Please tell us why?

Person thinking

Is there anything else you want to tell us about Justice goals?

Person asking a question

Contact

Email: Hilary Third