British Sign Language (BSL) Plan

Jul 30, 2018


This plan supports commitments in the British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan and sets out the actions we intend to take to promote BSL and support BSL users [1] (including tactile BSL) over the period covering 2018 to 2024.  

SCTS BSL Consultation

SCTS BSL Questions and Response Form

You can view the BSL videos which contains the draft BSL plan and details on how to respond to this consultation.

The consultation runs until 31 August 2018.

You can respond to this consultation in English or BSL. The BSL video which contains the Questions and Response Form can be found above.

  • Email : – please email your Response Form and put BSL Plan in the subject line;
  • Email : - please send us an email with youtube or vimeo links to videos of your responses to the questions and put BSL Plan in the subject line (Please do not attach videos to the email as we cannot receive large files);
  • Post - send your Response Form to: Katarzyna Zduniak, Equality and Diversity Manager, Spur N1, Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive, Edinburgh, EH11 3XD.


If you have any questions about this draft plan, or our consultation, please contact or you may phone us at 0131 444 3455 through contactSCOTLAND-BSL if you are a Deaf BSL user.


[1] Wherever  we refer to ‘BSL users’ we mean D/deaf and/or Deafblind people (those who receive the language in a tactile form due to sight loss) whose first or preferred language is British Sign Language.

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