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Plain English

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 5 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what steps her Department has taken to adopt Plain English standards in its publications. (253884)

The Department is a corporate member of the Plain English Campaign, which allows us to seek advice or request Crystal Mark status for our publications on a case by case basis.

For information on the publications which the Department has submitted for Crystal Mark status since 2005 I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave the hon. Member for Monmouth (David T.C. Davies) on 30 October 2008, Official Report, column 1286W.