Browsing All posts tagged under »politics«

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

April 30, 2015

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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