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Recognising sign language is important for equality

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  • Tuesday, March 29, 2016
On 17 September 2015, the Scottish Parliament passed the British Sign Language (BSL) Bill. The public gallery was packed with Deaf BSL users, many of whom had been banned from signing as children and forced to lip read. It had been a long, hard battle and it was difficult for many to hold back the tears and keep their emotions at bay.

Mutual benefits

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  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Public sector employees are being encouraged to take control of the services they provide and run them as mutuals. Joe Lepper looks at the experiences of those pioneering the approach in children's services

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