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P-04-526 Please make Senedd TV accessible to deaf people

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 11/07/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-04-526 Please make Senedd TV accessible to deaf people

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to:

 

·         write back to the Llywydd as Chair of the Assembly Commission to:

 

o   note the Committee’s concern over the slow progress towards increasing the volume of Assembly proceedings that are available with BSL interpretation or subtitles, especially in the time since the petition was submitted in 2014;

o   ask the Commission to explore the options for developing a programme for making BSL and/or subtitling available for other Assembly Questions and proceedings within a suitable timeframe.

·         Inform the petitioner of the Committee’s decision.

 


Meeting: 09/05/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-04-526 Please make Senedd TV accessible to deaf people

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to:

 

·         write to the Llywydd to request an update on any steps taken to make coverage of Assembly proceedings more accessible to deaf people since the previous correspondence received from her predecessor in May 2014; and

·         advise the petitioner that issues relating to the accessibility of the Cross Party Group on Deaf Issues cannot be addressed by the Committee and should be raised with the group itself.

 


Meeting: 04/04/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-04-526 Please make Senedd TV accessible to deaf people

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Minutes:

The Committee agreed to take further steps to seek to re-establish contact with the petitioner through the Cross Party Group on Deaf Issues.

 


Meeting: 21/10/2014 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 P-04-526 Please make Senedd TV accessible to deaf people

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to ask Assembly Commission staff to contact Mr James direct to pursue any outstanding issues in relation to the nature and role of Cross Party Groups.


Meeting: 03/06/2014 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 P-04-526 Please make Senedd TV accessible to deaf people

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to write to the Petitioner:

 

·         asking for clarification of exactly what facilities they would like to see for Senedd TV; and

·         reiterating the Presiding Officer’s earlier offer to hold a meeting to discuss the issues raised in the petition. 


Meeting: 25/03/2014 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 P-04-526 Please make Senedd TV accessible to deaf people

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to:

 

·         ask the petitioner for their response to the Presiding Officer’s letter, and in doing so highlight the Presiding Officer’s offer to facilitate a meeting to discuss the issues with the relevant Assembly staff; and

·         write to the Presiding Officer seeking clarification on the work undertaken in relation to the pilot scheme and for further information on the reasons behind the decision to put it on hold.


Meeting: 21/01/2014 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 P-04-526 Please make Senedd TV accessible to deaf people

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the petition for the first time and agreed to:

 

·         write to the Presiding Officer as Chair of the Assembly Commission seeking the Commission’s views on the petiton; and

·         check the record of proceedings of a recent Plenary meeting to cross reference a discussion which was held by Members on similar issues relating to the petition.

 


 

 

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