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The Standards Commission is an independent body whose purpose is to encourage high ethical standards in public life through the promotion and enforcement of Codes of Conduct for councillors and those appointed to the boards of devolved public bodies.

Standards Commission - BSL Plan

19th April 2018

The Scottish Parliament and independent Officeholders' British Sign Language Plans - BSL Video

The Scottish Parliament is holding an open event at the Scottish Parliament building to provide information about our BSL plans and to provide a opportunity to get the views of BSL users.  As an independent officeholder the Standards Commission will have a stall at this event. Details about the event can be found here.

The event will be held on the afternoon of Friday 18 May and the morning of Saturday 19 May and all are welcome.

Tours of the Scottish Parliament will be available in BSL on both days.  

Contact the Scottish Parliament for more information on 0800 092 7500 or by emailing  Text Relay calls welcome or in BSL through