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There were no BSL/English interpreter on Government YouTube/Social Media Channels on COP26 and Health and Social Care Press Conference.
The Prime Minister’s Opening Statement to the COP26 World Leaders’ Conference streamed and broadcast live by the 10 Downing Street You Tube channel.
Prime Minister opened the World Leaders’ COP26 conference on climate change. This event had been top of the news agenda for some weeks, and Lynn Stewart-Taylor sought to tune in to follow the event only to find that there was no BSL/English Interpreter at all.
A link to that broadcast is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2uuGCN5bZw
02/11/2021 The Prime Minister’s COP26 Press Conference
As she follows the Number 10 You Tube channel, she was alerted to a Press Conference given ‘live’ by the Prime Minister yesterday on 2nd November 2021, and when she tuned into that, she noted that there was still no BSL/English Interpreter.
A link to that broadcast is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=og0wY3r_eLk
Press Conference in Health & the Future of Social Care broadcast live by the BBC and hosted by the 10 Downing Street You Tube channel.
Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer arranged a much-heralded 50 minute long press conference on new policies on Health & the future of Social Care. Ms Stewart-Taylor noted that there was no BSL/English Interpreter on the BBC News Channel and switched to watch the Broadcast on the Number 10 You Tube Channel which the Cabinet Office had previously stated would include British Sign Language as a reasonable adjustment to assist deaf people who rely upon BSL.
A link to that broadcast is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P84aIBVWgUM&t=128s
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