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Emily Howlett: All the election information in one place for Deaf voters

April 30, 2015


In just over a week, on 7th May 2015, the United Kingdom of Great Britain will hold their General Election. By […]

Penny Batchelor: Why is it only the Green Party who are after the Deaf and disabled vote?

April 29, 2015


The manifestoes are out, the politicians’ gloves are off and there’s just over a week to go until polling day. […]

Richard Turner: Deaf people and politics – how I saw the big deaf debate

March 23, 2015


I find it sad that so many of us feel disengaged, mistrustful and disillusioned with our politicians. People feel that […]

Toby Dawson: Deaf people need access to debates including all seven political parties, too

March 3, 2015

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The UK’s broadcasters have acknowledged the changing political landscape in the UK by including leaders of seven political parties in […]

Deaf News: MPs formally back Access to Work campaign after Deaf people converge on Parliament

March 20, 2014


Labour MP Sir Alan Meale has tabled an Early Day Motion asking the government to review its changes to Access […]

Deaf Lobby Day: Hundreds of Deaf people set to ask their MP’s for change at Westminster

February 7, 2014


Hundreds of deaf people are set to descend on Westminster on March 17th to lobby MPs and bring their campaign […]

Deaf News: Seven deaf groups meet at Westminster to discuss Communication Support Bill

November 25, 2013


Seven deaf organisations and groups representing the deaf community (the D7) are meeting in London today to plot the next […]

Deaf News: Scottish Parliament to trial subtitling First Minister’s Questions

November 13, 2013


The Edinburgh Reporter told last week how The Scottish Parliament is trialling a new service which will mean subtitles are […]

Deaf News: Disability Minister agrees to take up deaf issues in meeting with Sir Malcolm Bruce and deaf organisations

October 24, 2013


We’ve had this press release in from the office of Sir Malcolm Bruce MP: Sir Malcolm Bruce MP met with […]

Communication Support Bill due in Parliament tomorrow – but will MPs have the time to debate it?

October 24, 2013


Tomorrow, Sir Malcolm Bruce’s Communication Support (Deafness Bill) is due to be debated in Parliament. Friday’s session is devoted entirely […]