#WhereIsTheInterpreter Judicial Day

By the 16th June, the lockdown rules will have lifted, so we are allowed to meet indoors- of course, still being careful about social distancing. Perhaps you could ask your deaf clubs, or local organisations, to arrange this and we could have mini-screenings spread throughout the UK! I’m hoping to arrange one with my localContinue 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.”

#WhereIsTheInterpreter have raised a whopping £20,000.

What fantastic news to end Sign Language Week!  After an incredible and daunting year of fundraising, we’ve hit our target raising £20,000 for the #WhereIsTheInterpreter campaign.I’ve been so impressed by the levels of creativity and commitment of everyone who has helped us reach our target. A big thank you to Sign Solutions, RAD, the DMContinue reading “#WhereIsTheInterpreter have raised a whopping £20,000.”

One Year on, What has changed ?

It’s officially one year since we started asking the Government: What has changed? 09.03.2021 #WhereIsTheInterpreter. What has changed? The first video message on Twitter exactly one year ago on the 9th March 2020. #WTI Tweeted everyday … 5 months since walking to Downing Street (October 2020), what’s changed? When we started this campaign, there wasContinue reading “One Year on, What has changed ?”

Boris, Will It Include Space For A BSL Interpreter?

Downing Street has spent more than £2.6m on fitting out a new media briefing room, it has emerged. The Cabinet Office said the spending “is in the public interest” as it will “increase public accountability and transparency.” http://Downing Street: Millions spent on new media briefing room #WhereIsTheInterpreter is asking … “Will it include space forContinue reading “Boris, Will It Include Space For A BSL Interpreter?”