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Importance Of A Free Press

EDM number 504 in 2017-19, proposed by Christine Jardine on 06/11/2017.
Categorised under the topic of Press.

That this House believes a free and independent press is vital to healthy political and public life; notes the contribution of Scottish newspapers to political and public life; welcomes the focus of papers, such as the Scotsman, on news from a Scottish perspective; and condemns the acquisition of publishers and the publicity surrounding it to undermine good journalism and promote personal agendas.

This motion has been signed by a total of 5 MPs.

Christine Jardine06/11/2017Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratProposed
Jim Shannon07/11/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Stephen Lloyd13/11/2017EastbourneLiberal DemocratSeconded
Ronnie Campbell15/11/2017Blyth ValleyLabourSeconded
Chris Law15/11/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySeconded

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