Scottish Legal Aid Board

The Scottish Legal Aid Board has worked with Deaf Action to produce information about legal aid in British Sign Language. The videos cover: Information for people applying for civil legal aid Guidance for opponents in civil legal aid cases Information for children about children’s legal assistance Information about criminal legal aid. The videos are also subtitled and have audio. ...
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BSL National Advisory Group Programme

25 April 2016: First BSL NAG introductory meeting - role/remit/work programme/ways of working 31 May 2016: Second BSL NAG meeting - Preparatory work for the draft BSL National BSL National Plan 1 November 2016: Third BSL NAG meeting - Discuss draft BSL National Plan 31 January 2017: Fourth BSL NAG meeting - Agree draft BSL National Plan 20 June 2017: Fifth BSL NAG meeting - Revi...
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BSL Youth NAG Representatives Announced

Young Deaf people empowered by BSL (Scotland) Act 2015  Youth National Advisory Group members announced.   Deaf Sector Partnership (DSP) today has announced the names of Youth representatives and will represent the opinions and views of young Deaf people, whose first or preferred language is BSL, in the National Advisory Group (NAG).   This follows the introduction of the...
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BDA Information Day – Info Bulletin 8

Deaf Sector Partners Information Days British Deaf Association Information Day https://www.facebook.com/100009999160160/videos/237575973252373/ The BSL NAG will be working on the BSL National Plan. Here is a video explaining about the BSL National Plan. Information bulletin no. 8: BSL National Plan and Authorities’ Plans What is the BSL National Plan? The BSL National Plan will ...
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BSL NAG Update

Thursday 17 March 2016 The Scottish Government has released information about BSL representatives and public body representatives who sit on the British Sign Language National Advisory Group (BSL NAG). BSL National Advisory Group – members (March 2016) Public body representatives (9)   Sarah Davidson, SG Director General Local Government and Communities (also Co-chair) Colin Spivey, Scottish...
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BSL NAG Representatives

https://youtu.be/_aPEKlhIW_g The Scottish Government has released information about BSL representatives and public body representatives who sit on the British Sign Language National Advisory Group (BSL NAG). BSL National Advisory Group – members (March 2016) Public body representatives (9) Sarah Davidson, SG Director General Local Government and Communities (also Co-chair) Colin Spivey, Scott...
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contactSCOTLAND BSL Service

An announcement from the Scottish Government about contactSCOTLAND BSL has confirmed that the service has seen sustained increase with the service currently receiving around 100 calls a week. The bulk of calls have been made to GP surgeries and local authority services.  Calls have also been made to a range of other public authorities, including Police Scotland, the Scottish Court Service, NHS 24,...
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