MPs back proposal to give British Sign Language legal recognition

1/28/2022 11:45:00 PM

MPs have backed a bill that would give British Sign Language legally recognised status in the UK.

David Buxton, chair of the British Deaf Association, tells fatimamanji the The British Sign Language Bill, which was backed by MPs this afternoon, will create more opportunities for deaf people and enable them to 'participate in the wider society'.

MPs have backed a bill that would give British Sign Language legally recognised status in the UK.

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