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Plain English Campaign Golden Bull Award To Welsh Office

EDM number 180 in 1993-94, proposed by Rhodri Morgan on 06/12/1993.

That this House draws the attention of the Secretary of State for Wales to the awarding of the Golden Bull prize awarded by the Plain English Campaign to his Department's National Health Service Directorate for taking 167 words to define the meaning of the word 'bed'; notes with further concern that this supreme example of bureaucratic jargon in all its contortions was produced by the Value for Money Unit within that Directorate; and suggests forcibly that the Secretary of State for Wales should cease to preach on the subject of the use of plain English in relation to the Health Service or any other service until he has got the Welsh Office to mend its ways.

This motion has been signed by a total of 52 MPs.

Rhodri Morgan06/12/1993Cardiff WestProposed
David Hanson06/12/1993DelynSigned
Win Griffiths06/12/1993BridgendSigned
Paul Flynn06/12/1993Newport WestSigned
Jon Owen Jones06/12/1993Cardiff CentralSigned
Paul Murphy06/12/1993TorfaenSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie07/12/1993Glasgow, PollokSigned
Harry Barnes07/12/1993North East DerbyshireSigned
Peter Hain07/12/1993NeathSigned
Maria Fyfe07/12/1993Glasgow, MaryhillSigned
Andrew Faulds07/12/1993Warley EastSigned
Michael Connarty07/12/1993Falkirk EastSigned
Eric Clarke07/12/1993MidlothianSigned
Bill Michie07/12/1993Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Alan Meale07/12/1993MansfieldSigned
Elfyn Llwyd07/12/1993Meirionnydd Nant ConwySigned
Ken Livingstone07/12/1993Brent EastSigned
Dennis Skinner07/12/1993BolsoverSigned
Colin Pickthall07/12/1993West LancashireSigned
Jack Thompson08/12/1993WansbeckSigned
Hugh Bayley08/12/1993York, City ofSigned
John Gunnell08/12/1993Leeds South and MorleySigned
Tommy Graham08/12/1993Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
John Evans08/12/1993St Helens NorthSigned
John Cummings08/12/1993EasingtonSigned
Alex Carlile08/12/1993MontgomerySigned
Eddie Loyden08/12/1993Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Peter Kilfoyle08/12/1993Liverpool, WaltonSigned
Eric Illsley08/12/1993Barnsley CentralSigned
George Howarth08/12/1993Knowsley NorthSigned
Greg Pope08/12/1993HyndburnSigned
Michael Clapham08/12/1993Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Barry Jones09/12/1993Alyn & DeesideSigned
Ian Davidson10/12/1993Glasgow, GovanSigned
Janet Anderson10/12/1993Rossendale & DarwenSigned
Tony Banks13/12/1993Newham North WestSigned
Alan Wynne Williams13/12/1993CarmarthenSigned
Mike Hall14/12/1993Warrington SouthSigned
Ian McCartney14/12/1993MakerfieldSigned
Jean Corston15/12/1993Bristol EastSigned
Derek Enright15/12/1993HemsworthSigned
Simon Hughes17/12/1993Southwark and BermondseySigned
Mike Gapes17/12/1993Ilford SouthSigned
Greville Janner17/01/1994Leicester WestSigned
Rachel Squire25/01/1994Dunfermline WestSigned
Llin Golding25/01/1994Newcastle-under-LymeSigned
Denzil Davies02/02/1994LlanelliSigned
Roland Boyes03/02/1994Houghton and WashingtonSigned
Dale Campbell-Savours03/02/1994WorkingtonSigned
Martyn Jones08/02/1994Clwyd South WestSigned
David Rendel10/02/1994NewburySigned
Kim Howells23/02/1994PontypriddSigned

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