Our responses to consultations

In this section you can find out about which UK wide or country consultations or calls for evidence we have responded to. On this page, you can read our responses to any UK-wide consultations.

September 2018: Northern Ireland - Education Funding Priorities

We have made a written submission to the House of Commons Northern Ireland Affairs Committee inquiry on ‘Funding priorities in the 2018-19 budget: Education’. We focused particularly on funding for Teachers of the Deaf, but also looked at special educational needs (SEN) services and making early intervention a funding priority. You can read our full response here.  

May 2017: Northern Ireland - Service Framework for Mental Health

We responded to the Department of Health’s recent consultation on a proposed framework for mental health provision.  

May 2017: Northern Ireland - Proposed Framework of Future Provision for Children in the Early Years with Special Educational Needs

The Education Authority in Northern Ireland has consulted on plans for early years education for children with Special Educational Needs. 

November 2017: Work and Pensions Select Committee inquiry into PIP assessments

The Work and Pensions Select Committee inquiry into PIP assessments called for written evidence. You can read our written evidence submission here.

February 2017: Response to Department for Work and Pensions consultation

We have responded to the consultation on the Green Paper on Disability, work and health.

March 2016: Market review of communication support for deaf people

Read the evidence that we submitted to a government review of the communication support available to deaf people. 

2015: House of Lords inquiry into the Equality Act

Read our response into this parliamentary inquiry into whether the Equality Act 2010 is making a difference to deaf children.

June 2014: Work and Pensions Select Committee inquiry on Employment support for disabled people: Access to Work