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WELSH LANGUAGE LEGISLATIVE COMPETENCE ORDER

EDM (Early Day Motion) 680: tabled on 03 February 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the publication of the Welsh Language Legislative Competence Order; congratulates everybody who has taken part in the development and drafting of this important piece of legislation; recognises that Wales is a bilingual country and that both languages deserve equal status; and hopes that there will be a speedy process through the scrutiny stages of the Legislative Competence Order and that its quick adoption will allow the Welsh Assembly Government to bring forward an Assembly Measure leading to a greater usage of one of Europe's oldest languages in a society where the rights of speakers of both languages are respected.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.