Year: 2013

David Blunkett writes for Hearing Times

31st Oct 2013

Rt Hon David Blunkett, MP for Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough continues to support the campaign for increased communication and language support and access to public services for deaf and deafblind people.

Signature meets with Anne McGuire MP

30th Oct 2013

We are meeting today, Wednesday 30 October, with Anne McGuire MP the former Shadow Minister for Disabled People to discuss our joint campaign for improved communication and language support.

Tell us what you think about our qualifications

29th Oct 2013

Every year we review our portfolio of qualifications to make sure they meet the needs of our customers. We would like anyone who has experience of our qualifications to let us know what they think by completing our online survey.

Deaf sector campaigns receive recognition in a House of Lords debate

28th Oct 2013

Signature and our deaf sector colleagues have received praise for our campaign work in a recent debate in the House of Lords.

Cross Deaf Sector Campaign aims to keep communication and language support on the political radar

25th Oct 2013

Sir Malcolm Bruce’s private members bill on Communication Support (Deafness) is due to receive its second reading today

Minister for Disabled People reveals communication support review

25th Oct 2013

Mike Penning the newly appointed Minister for Disabled People announced an internal review of the access to communication support for deaf and hard of hearing people, at a meeting attended by Signature earlier in the week.

BBC See Hear Highlight Campaign

24th Oct 2013

We were encouraged by BBC See Hear’s coverage yesterday of the meeting of key deaf organisations and campaign groups,.which highlighted Sir Malcolm Bruce’s Communication Support (Deafness) Bill. 

Signature raises communication support campaign with new Minister for Disabled People

23rd Oct 2013

Signature aims to bring our joint campaign for improved communication and language support for deaf people to the attention of the Minister for Disabled People, Mike Penning, at our meeting with him today.

Adult Hearing Loss – Time for a New Approach

18th Oct 2013

The Ear Foundation’s conference, Adult Hearing Loss – time for a new approach, took place in Westminster this week and gathered together leaders in the fields of audiology, industry and the Third Sector

Stolen Futures debate today in House of Commons

17th Oct 2013

Our colleagues at NDCS have successfully secured a debate on their Stolen Futures campaign in the House of Commons today, Thursday 17 October.