Deaf News: Minister pledges support for hearing loop systems and pays tribute to charity Hearing Link

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Hearing loops are once again receiving attention and support at the highest level. Following recent coverage from BBC Breakfast News, hearing loops have now received backing from the Government.

In a letter supporting the two-day International Hearing Loop Conference that will take place on 6 & 7 October, Norman Lamb MP and Minister of State for Care and Support, says: “Hearing loops play a vitally important role for many hearing aid wearers …. it makes sense for more conference centres, hotels, theatres, banks, supermarkets, and all manner of buildings to be properly kitted out to the benefit of all their customers.”

The Minister also highlights the working being done by the charity Hearing Link, saying: “I would also like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to Hearing Link’s campaign ‘Let’s Loop Eastbourne’ and wish them luck in their determination to ensure every town and city across the UK…

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