Friday 23 September 2022, we started the Court stage in this important action for 276 deaf Claimants in relation to the lack of British Sign language (BSL) by Number10 at the beginning of the Pandemic. BSL Interview with Lynn Stewart-Taylor and RAD https://www.facebook.com/groups/royaldeaf/permalink/10159481590009079/ This claim started in 2020, and had been subject to a numberContinue reading “Friday 23 September #WTI Part II Court Update”
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#Where Is The Interpreter Part II Press Release
Despite criticism by the Courts in the case of Katherine Rowley v The Cabinet Office, and 275 compensation cases in the Central London County Court, the UK Government continues not to make national broadcasts accessible to deaf people who use British Sign Language (BSL). Lynn Stewart-Taylor, who founded the “Where is the Interpreter?” campaign whichContinue reading “#Where Is The Interpreter Part II Press Release”
Where is the interpreter Part II We won the first battle in Rowley v Cabinet Office , but still no Interpreter for Government Broadcasts. If you would like to be part of the legal case to ensure that: 1) BSL/English Interpreters are provided by Downing Street on Broadcasts;2) Be paid compensation for what you couldn’tContinue reading “#WhereIsTheInterpreter……..Still?”
Campaign With Us! There were no BSL/English interpreter on Government YouTube/Social Media Channels on COP26 and Health and Social Care Press Conference. 01/11/2021 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 onContinue reading “#WhereIsTheInterpreter”
Judicial Review – How did it go? #WhereIsTheInterpreter
Today is the day that a Deaf campaigners take Government to court over BSL access to Covid briefings. Update: Judicial Review at GDA Judicial Review – Morning update: Reg Cobb interview Hazma Shaikh. Judicial Review – afternoon update with Reg Cobb. End of Judicial Review with Reg Cobb, and other deaf BSL users at GDA.Continue reading “Judicial Review – How did it go? #WhereIsTheInterpreter”
#WhereIsTheInterpreter Judicial Day
It is finally happening on 16th June, and I have a few more details on how we can watch it online. How can you join in? So, it’s happening on the 16th of June, online only, not in court. This means we have to use their software – Microsoft Teams (MS Teams). You will needContinue reading “#WhereIsTheInterpreter Judicial Day”
Boris Johnson challenged on lack of sign language at press conferences.
Vicky Foxcroft, Labour’s shadow minister for disabled people, made history at PMQs with a question in sign language. The shadow minister for disabled people first asked her question (“Why no interpreter in-room briefings, why is this not sorted?”) in Sign Language, leaving the Prime Minister unable to understand her. Foxcroft added: “If the Prime MinisterContinue reading “Boris Johnson challenged on lack of sign language at press conferences.”
The Government failed us again!
If Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland can all provide a BSL interpreter at their side during Coronavirus briefings, why can’t the UK Government? #WTI Despite the £2.6 million upgrades to a bigger, bespoke media studio – the UK Government has, yet again, shown their lack of regard towards the Deaf community and our pleas forContinue reading “The Government failed us again! “
#WhereIsTheInterpreter have raised a whopping £20,000.
With our #WhereIsTheInterpreter fundraising campaign now over we are excited to tell you that through our JustGiving page we have raised a whopping £20,000 toward our target. This is an incredible sum of money that we have raised together and we want to thank everybody that has supported this campaign. We did it TOGETHER! WhatContinue reading “#WhereIsTheInterpreter have raised a whopping £20,000.”