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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-02027: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 18 August 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to provide BSL interpretation services in hospitals.

Answered by: Maureen Watt 6 September 2016

The responsibility for compliance with legislation is a specific responsibility of individual NHS boards. Our commitment is to help boards understand these requirements and to encourage the practical steps they must take to comply with the law.