HC Deb 28 October 1987 vol 121 c307

Mrs. Ann Clwyd, supported by Mr. Merlyn Rees, Mr. Michael Foot, Mr. Norman Buchan, Mr. Roland Boyes, Mr. Dafydd Elis Thomas, Mr. Paddy Ashdown, Mr. Geraint Howells, Mr. Charles Kennedy, Mr. Robin Squire, Mr. Peter Temple-Morris and Mr. Roger Gale presented a Bill to give members of the public the right of reply to allegations made against them or to misreporting or misrepresentations about them in the Press or in broadcasts; to establish a Media Complaints Commission; to extend legal aid to actions for defamation; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 5 February and to be printed. [Bill 34].