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Ceredigion Talking Newspaper

EDM number 353 in 2009-10, proposed by Mark Williams on 03/12/2009.
Categorised under the topics of Equality and Information technology.

That this House believes that it is important that blind people have access to information and particularly local news; notes that Ceredigion Talking Newspaper, the first talking newspaper in the UK, will celebrate its 40th anniversary in January 2010; pays tribute to Ronald Sturt who introduced the concept of talking newspapers to the UK after seeing them used in Sweden; and thanks all those who have volunteered to produce talking newspapers for their contribution to the blind community.

This motion has been signed by a total of 25 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Mark Williams03/12/2009CeredigionLiberal DemocratProposed
Roger Williams03/12/2009Brecon and RadnorshireLiberal DemocratSeconded
Ann Cryer07/12/2009KeighleyLabourSeconded
Robert Wareing07/12/2009Liverpool, West DerbyIndependentSeconded
Iris Robinson08/12/2009StrangfordDUPWithdrawn
Mike Hancock08/12/2009Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSeconded
Martin Caton08/12/2009GowerLabourSeconded
Marsha Singh08/12/2009Bradford WestLabourSigned
Gregory Campbell08/12/2009East LondonderryDUPSigned
Mark Hunter09/12/2009CheadleLiberal DemocratSigned
John Leech09/12/2009Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Hywel Francis09/12/2009AberavonLabourSigned
Paul Flynn09/12/2009Newport WestLabourSigned
Nigel Dodds09/12/2009Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Ronnie Campbell09/12/2009Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
John McDonnell09/12/2009Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
William McCrea09/12/2009South AntrimDUPSigned
David Simpson09/12/2009Upper BannDUPSigned
Dan Rogerson10/12/2009North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
John Hemming10/12/2009Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
Brian Jenkins10/12/2009TamworthLabourSigned
Eric Illsley10/12/2009Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
John Pugh16/12/2009SouthportLiberal DemocratSigned
Kelvin Hopkins05/01/2010Luton NorthLabourSigned
Alan Simpson07/01/2010Nottingham SouthLabourSigned

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