Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
I would like information pertaining to the provision of British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters for BSL users through the Access to Work Scheme.
The current policy relating to provision of BSL interpreters through Access to Work.
Details of changes to this policy since January 2012.
Current DWP guidance for decision makers responsible for administering Access to Work.
Figures showing successful requests for BSL interpreters over the period from January 2012 to present.
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