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BBC WORLD SERVICE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1060: tabled on 26 June 1996

Tabled in the 1995-96 session.

This motion has been signed by 71 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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

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Motion text

That this House urges the Government to seek the exclusion of the World Service from the BBC's corporate restructuring plans which, if implemented, will end the status of the BBC World Service as a fully integrated international broadcaster and weaken its editorial independence.

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.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1996
York
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 2 July 1996
East Antrim
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 24 July 1996
Kingswood
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1996
Manchester, Withington
Brown, Mr Nicholas
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1996
Newcastle upon Tyne East
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 1996
Gordon
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 8 July 1996
Cambridge
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 18 July 1996
Falkirk West
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 1996
Montgomery
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 1996
Eastleigh
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 4 July 1996
Falkirk East
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1996
Islington North
Corston, Jean
Labour
Signed on 4 July 1996
Bristol East
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1996
Tooting
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1996
Easington
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1996
Coventry South East
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1996
Glasgow, Govan
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1996
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Eagle, Angela
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1996
Wallasey
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 9 July 1996
Sunderland North
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1996
St Helens North
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1996
Warley East
Forsythe, Clifford
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 2 July 1996
South Antrim
Fraser, John
Labour
Signed on 14 October 1996
Norwood
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1996
Glasgow, Maryhill
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1996
Walthamstow
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1996
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Gordon, Mildred
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1996
Bow and Poplar
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 9 July 1996
Bridgend
Hanson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 4 July 1996
Delyn
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 1996
North Devon
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1996
Barnsley Central
Janner, Greville
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1996
Leicester West
Johnston, Sir Russell
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 July 1996
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1996
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1996
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 18 July 1996
Clwyd South West
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 1996
Cheltenham
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 1996
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1996
Brent East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 3 July 1996
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loyden, Eddie
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1996
Liverpool, Garston
MacShane, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1996
Rotherham
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1996
Halifax
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1996
Sheffield, Heeley
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 1996
Argyll and Bute
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1996
Great Grimsby
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1996
West Lancashire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 8 July 1996
Burnley
Prentice, Bridget
Labour
Signed on 15 July 1996
Lewisham East
Purchase, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1996
Wolverhampton North East
Randall, Stuart
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1996
Kingston upon Hull West
Ross, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 2 July 1996
East Londonderry
Steel, Sir David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 1996
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1996
City of Durham
Taylor, Mr John D.
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 1996
Solihull
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 24 July 1996
Wansbeck
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 4 July 1996
Sherwood
Touhig, Mr Don
Labour
Signed on 8 July 1996
Islwyn
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 23 July 1996
Wolverhampton South East
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 1996
North Cornwall
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 July 1996
Orkney and Shetland
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1996
Liverpool, West Derby
Watson, Mike
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1996
Glasgow Central
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1996
Preston

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

BBC WORLD SERVICE (Amendment 1)
leave out `will' and insert `might'.
Conservative, Eltham
1
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EDM 1060A1: tabled on 3 July 1996