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EDM (Early Day Motion) 247: tabled on 06 July 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 14 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 believes that OCR's initial decision to discontinue the GCE AS and A-level Turkish examinations from 2017 is deeply regrettable; recognises that there are 100,000 Turkish speakers across the UK and, that with over 63 million speakers worldwide, it is one of the world's major languages; believes, given this context, that the GCE AS and A-level Turkish qualification should be retained; and calls on the Government to take steps to ensure that examination boards do offer AS and A-level Turkish.