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'Proof of Age' Card Scheme

EDM (Early Day Motion) 997A1: tabled on 17 May 1990

Tabled in the 1989-90 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

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

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Sir George Gardiner on 15 May 1990. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

At end add 'and would welcome consideration being given to such a scheme being extended for the purpose of deterring under 18 year olds from hiring those videos, which by law should be banned by retailers to anyone under the age of 18 years.'.

Original motion text

That this House congratulates the Portman Group on its initiative in launching the proof of age card scheme to deter illegal under-age drinking, while at the same time helping young people over 18 years to prove that they are legally entitled to purchase alcoholic drinks; believes that the scheme will be a valuable help to licensees and their staff in establishing whether a young person is legally permitted to purchase such drinks or not; notes that the proof of age card is available free of charge; and urges honourable Members to give the scheme all support in their constituencies as a positive contribution to reducing illegal purchase of alcohol by young people under 18 years.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.