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Scottish Newspapers And Punctuation

EDM number 1721 in 1992-93, proposed by Norman Hogg on 30/03/1993.

That this House calls upon Scottish newspapers to set a good example in punctuation by describing the SNP 'Cabinet' in parenthesis; draws their attention to the meaning of Cabinet contained in the Concise Oxford Dictionary which it gives as 'the Committee of Senior Ministers responsible for controlling government policy'; and reminds Scottish newspapers that all general election results since 1945 suggest that the SNP has little prospect of fulfilling that function.

This motion has been signed by a total of 27 MPs.

Norman Hogg30/03/1993Cumbernauld & KilsythProposed
Raymond Robertson30/03/1993Aberdeen SouthSigned
Adam Ingram30/03/1993East KilbrideSigned
John McAllion30/03/1993Dundee EastSigned
Lewis Moonie30/03/1993KirkcaldySigned
Menzies Campbell30/03/1993Fife North EastSigned
Sam Galbraith30/03/1993Strathkelvin & BearsdenSigned
Bob Cryer31/03/1993Bradford SouthSigned
Mike Hall31/03/1993Warrington SouthSigned
Norman Godman31/03/1993Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
George Foulkes31/03/1993Carrick, Cumnock and Doon ValleySigned
Jimmy Dunnachie31/03/1993Glasgow, PollokSigned
Brian H Donohoe31/03/1993Cunninghame SouthSigned
John Cummings31/03/1993EasingtonSigned
Frank Cook31/03/1993Stockton NorthSigned
Bill Michie31/03/1993Sheffield, HeeleySigned
William McKelvey31/03/1993Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
Terry Lewis31/03/1993WorsleySigned
Ernie Ross31/03/1993Dundee WestSigned
John Reid31/03/1993Motherwell NorthSigned
Jim Dowd02/04/1993Lewisham WestSigned
Martyn Jones14/04/1993Clwyd South WestSigned
Janet Anderson14/04/1993Rossendale & DarwenSigned
Greg Pope15/04/1993HyndburnSigned
Michael Connarty20/04/1993Falkirk EastSigned
Alan Milburn27/04/1993DarlingtonSigned
Jo Richardson12/05/1993BarkingSigned

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