Labour MP proposes Plain Language bill to reduce jargon on govt documents

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 24 Sep 2021, 9:37AM
(Photo / Mark Mitchell)
(Photo / Mark Mitchell)

Labour MP proposes Plain Language bill to reduce jargon on govt documents

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 24 Sep 2021, 9:37AM

Many of us have had a passing interest in politics, but been turned away from a document or review because of jargon and mumbo jumbo. 

A new bill  is intending to change that.  

The Plain Language bill will require government departments to do what the name suggests, use plain and simple language on their documents and websites with limited acronyms. 

The bill is Labour MP Rachel Boyack's and Rachel joined Mike Hosking. 

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