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British Sign Language: Digital Broadcasting

Question for Prime Minister

UIN 30105, tabled on 16 March 2020

To ask the Prime Minister, if he will make British Sign Language interpretation available at televised briefings on covid-19 at the earliest opportunity.

Answered on

19 March 2020

Following discussions with the BBC, they have confirmed they will provide a sign language service during official statements for the foreseeable future.

Answered by

Prime Minister
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