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TELEVISION VIOLENCE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1145: tabled on 10 July 1996

Tabled in the 1995-96 session.

This motion has been signed by 61 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

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

Motion text

That this House notes with approval the consensus of honourable Members, expressed in recent debates that the excessive and increasing depiction of violence on television is a cause of profound concern; recognises that this trend in the depiction of violence is a factor contributing to a rise in the level of violence, including violent crime, in society; and calls on the BBC governors, the Independent Television Commission, the Broadcasting Standard Commission, as well as commissioners and producers of television programmes, to take steps to bring about a reduction, in the level of violence shown on television.

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.

Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 July 1996
Eltham
Boyson, Sir Rhodes
Conservative
Signed on 17 July 1996
Brent North
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1996
Midlothian
Colvin, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 15 July 1996
Romsey and Waterside
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1996
Falkirk East
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 12 July 1996
Tooting
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 11 July 1996
Easington
Cunningham, Ms Roseanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 July 1996
Perth and Kinross
Dafis, Cynog
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 10 July 1996
Ceredigion and Pembroke North
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 18 July 1996
Glasgow, Govan
Davies, Chris
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 July 1996
Littleborough and Saddleworth
Eastham, Ken
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1996
Manchester, Blackley
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 July 1996
Sunderland North
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 11 July 1996
St Helens North
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1996
Warley East
Gill, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 15 July 1996
Ludlow
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 11 July 1996
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 18 July 1996
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Griffiths, Nigel
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1996
Edinburgh South
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1996
Bridgend
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1996
Warrington South
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 11 July 1996
Wentworth
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 1996
North Devon
Hunt, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 11 July 1996
Ravensbourne
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 23 July 1996
Barnsley Central
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 15 July 1996
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 July 1996
Ynys Môn
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 18 July 1996
Clwyd South West
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 16 July 1996
Salisbury
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 15 July 1996
Staffordshire Moorlands
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1996
Worsley
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 12 July 1996
Brent East
Lynne, Liz
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 1996
Rochdale
Madden, Max
Labour
Signed on 18 July 1996
Bradford West
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1996
Dumbarton
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1996
Mansfield
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 11 July 1996
Sheffield, Heeley
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 10 July 1996
Great Grimsby
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1996
Knowsley South
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 11 July 1996
Liverpool, Riverside
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1996
West Lancashire
Powell, William
Conservative
Signed on 12 July 1996
Corby
Rathbone, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 24 July 1996
Lewes
Roe, Mrs Marion
Conservative
Signed on 17 July 1996
Broxbourne
Rogers, Mr Allan
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1996
Rhondda
Rowlands, Mr Ted
Labour
Signed on 10 July 1996
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 July 1996
Banff and Buchan
Squire, Rachel
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1996
Dunfermline West
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1996
City of Durham
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 24 July 1996
Wansbeck
Townsend, Sir Cyril
Conservative
Signed on 15 July 1996
Bexleyheath
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 23 July 1996
Wolverhampton South East
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 22 July 1996
Liverpool, West Derby
Watson, Mike
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1996
Glasgow Central
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 July 1996
Caernarfon

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.