National Union of British Sign Language Interpreters

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‘Dossier of Disgrace’ report highlights the effects framework agreements are having on interpreters and Deaf people’s access to public services

Framework agreements are hugely damaging to our profession and will have a devastating impact on Deaf people’s lives resulting in barriers to access. Our report explains why they are unworkable and what needs to be done to reverse the damage.

Read the report or watch the executive summary in BSL.



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