Year: 2013

Signature discuss Video Relay Service with Ed Vaizey MP

27th Nov 2013

Signature chief executive, Jim Edwards, is meeting today with Ed Vaizey the Minister for Culture and Communications to discuss the next steps for Video Relay Service (VRS).

Signature to meet with Tessa Munt to discuss a GCSE BSL

26th Nov 2013

Tomorrow, 27 November, we will meet with Tessa Munt MP to discuss our campaign for a GCSE in British Sign Language (BSL).

Trial of new subtitling service in Scottish Parliament

26th Nov 2013

A new service aimed at making First Minister’s Questions (FMQs) more accessible has been developed and is now available on the Scottish Parliament’s You Tube channel.

Communication Support Bill update

25th Nov 2013

Signature is one of seven leading deaf organisations and groups who are meeting in Westminster today to discuss the next steps for Sir Malcolm Bruce MP’s Communication Support Bill.

Improving outcomes for learners using BSL and sign support tell us your views

25th Nov 2013

The National Sensory Impairment Partnership (NatSIP) has been awarded a two year contract by the Department for Education which will run from 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2015. You can learn more about Signature’s role in this project on our Campaign work and partnerships page.

Signature publish pass rates – August 2012 to July 2013

21st Nov 2013

We are delighted to share with you the pass rates for Signature qualifications taken from August 2012 to July 2013.

Signature encourage MPs to sign Hearing Screening Early Day Motion

20th Nov 2013

We are urging MPs to get behind Stephen Lloyd’s Hearing Screening for Life campaign by signing his Early Day Motion (EDM).

Signature meet with Lord Low

18th Nov 2013

We are meeting with Lord Low of Dalston today to discuss our joint deaf sector campaign for improved communication and language support.

Signature support Hearing Loss in Adulthood debate

12th Nov 2013

Lilian Greenwood, Labour MP for Nottingham, has organised an adjournment debate today on hearing loss in adulthood.

Signature to meet with Stephen Lloyd MP

11th Nov 2013

We are meeting with Stephen Lloyd MP tomorrow, 12 November, to discuss his work on hearing screening.