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Translation Of Bible Into Welsh

EDM number 350 in 2013-14, proposed by Chris Ruane on 03/07/2013.
Categorised under the topics of Cultural heritage and Performing arts.

That this House pays tribute to the role of Humphrey Lhuyd, MP for Denbigh who in 1563 campaigned to secure an Act which led to the translation of the Bible and Book of Common Prayer into Welsh; celebrates the role this played in supporting Welsh culture and language; and offers its support to the National Eisteddfod which this year, on the 450 year anniversary since the passing of the Act, will be held in Mr Lhuyd's home town of Denbigh when between 2 and 10 August 2013 thousands of people will attend and enjoy a wonderful mix of Welsh music, literature, culture, dance and theatre.

This motion has been signed by a total of 16 MPs.

Chris Ruane03/07/2013Vale of ClwydLabourProposed
Peter Bottomley03/07/2013Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Stephen Williams04/07/2013Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSeconded
Jim Shannon05/07/2013StrangfordDUPSeconded
Julian Lewis05/07/2013New Forest EastConservativeSeconded
Susan Elan Jones05/07/2013Clwyd SouthLabourSeconded
Naomi Long08/07/2013Belfast EastAllianceSigned
Paul Murphy09/07/2013TorfaenLabourSigned
Gregory Campbell09/07/2013East LondonderryDUPSigned
Mike Hancock09/07/2013Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Jonathan Edwards09/07/2013Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Lady Hermon10/07/2013North DownIndependentSigned
William McCrea10/07/2013South AntrimDUPSigned
Jim Dobbin10/07/2013Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Paul Flynn10/07/2013Newport WestLabourSigned
Mark Williams10/07/2013CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned

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