The British Sign Language (Scotland) Bill was introduced in the Parliament on 29 October 2014 by Mark Griffin MSP. The Bill aims to promote the use of British Sign Language in Scotland.
Read the Bill and other documents in English and BSL
The Committee invited views in English and BSL. It also invited comments on a BSL Facebook Group.
Read the submissions received
16 December 2014: Member in Charge Watch meeting (with BSL)
24 February 2015: Deaf community and service providers Watch meeting (with BSL)
17 March 2015: Member in Charge and Scottish Government Watch meeting (with BSL)
Read the meeting papers and Official Reports of these meetings
Stage 1 debate on 5 May 2015: Watch the debate (with BSL)
Stage 2 consideration on 2 June 2015: Watch the meeting (BSL)
Stage 3 debate on 17 September 2015: Watch the meeting (BSL)
Additional information on Stages 2 and 3 is included here: BSL Bill
Here are some photographs of the visits: BSL image gallery