DWP market review: NUBSLI evidence

The Department of Work & Pensions is leading a review of the market for British Sign Language and communication support for people who are deaf, deafblind or have a hearing loss.

Below is the evidence that NUBSLI submitted. It is in PDF format, is relatively short and concise, fairly accessible, and combines survey responses, your quotes, and feedback from NUBSLI members

  1. General evidence, including interpreter’s concerns, how many people are choosing to reduce interpreting hours or leave the profession, the framework contract, etc.
    view this evidence (pdf)
  2. VRS / VRI.
    view this evidence (pdf)
  3. Deafblind interpreting, etc.
    view this evidence (pdf)
  4. Translation.
    view this evidence (pdf)
  5. Communication Support Work (CSWs)
    view this evidence (pdf)