DEX’s Lobbying Success

DEX’s Lobbying Success

DEX’s lobbying has been successful. The Labour Party’s Manifesto 2017 – Jon Trickett MP has told DEX the BSL Bill will be one of the first to be tabled if Labour wins the next election! “Labour believes in the social model of disability – that...
A Vote for the Deaf Community

A Vote for the Deaf Community

Please share this widely.THERE COULD BE A GENERAL ELECTION SOON ?? – the Labour Party has in its manifesto (promise what they will do if they win) that it will submit a BSL Act to parliament. We have been told by Jon Trickett, MP, who helped to put this into the...
DEX Letter to Damien Hinds MP – Education Department

DEX Letter to Damien Hinds MP – Education Department

DEX has sent yet another letter to the Secretary of State, currently Damien Hinds MP – following up on his reply via his Policy staff: the Education Department has allocated £365m to help build new places at mainstream resourced schools (or units) and special...
March for Deaf Children

March for Deaf Children

March for deaf children – sign up to the SEND Crisis protest marchEnough is enough. This is what families of children with special educational needs and disabilities are saying – and we agree.Politicians need to hear parents’ concerns and act on...
BSL Act News Update

BSL Act News Update

BSL Act news update:On 7 May DEX went to the meeting of the BSL Costings Group – which is now under the UK Council on Deafness, to link to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Deafness.See UKCoD’s website:...
DEX Supports Petition

DEX Supports Petition

Cathie Robins-Talbot shared a link on the DEX Facebook page where she thanked DEX for their support. She went on to say: “Today, The National Assembly will debate the Petitions Committee’s report on improving access to education and services in British Sign...

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