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CONCESSIONARY TELEVISION LICENCES FOR PENSIONERS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1483: tabled on 30 June 1998

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 179 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 calls on the Government to give sympathetic consideration to a concessionary television licence scheme for pensioners; and hopes that such a scheme can be brought in within the lifetime of this Parliament.

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.

Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 14 July 1998
North East Derbyshire
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Aberdeen South
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 1 July 1998
East Antrim
Bennett, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Denton and Reddish
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Bootle
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Kingswood
Blizzard, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 9 July 1998
Waveney
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
South Ribble
Bradley, Peter
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
The Wrekin
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 1998
South East Cornwall
Brinton, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Peterborough
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Dumfries
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 1998
Sutton and Cheam
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 July 1998
Twickenham
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 1998
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Blyth Valley
Caplin, Mr Ivor
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Hove
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 8 July 1998
Gower
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Bury North
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Paul
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Gillingham
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Northampton South
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Cynon Valley
Coaker, Mr Vernon
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Gedling
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1998
Leyton and Wanstead
Coleman, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Hammersmith and Fulham
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Stockton North
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Birmingham, Erdington
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 6 July 1998
Tooting
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1998
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 9 July 1998
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1998
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1998
Leigh
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Coventry South
Cunningham, Ms Roseanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 July 1998
Perth
Darvill, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1998
Upminster
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Glasgow, Pollok
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Croydon Central
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 24 July 1998
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dawson, Mr Hilton
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1998
Lancaster and Wyre
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1998
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Heywood and Middleton
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Cunninghame South
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Stroud
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Crewe and Nantwich
Eagle, Maria
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Liverpool, Garston
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Monmouth
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1998
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Fitzpatrick, Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Poplar and Canning Town
Fitzsimons, Mrs Lorna
Labour
Signed on 9 July 1998
Rochdale
Flight, Mr Howard
Conservative
Signed on 2 July 1998
Arundel and South Downs
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Newport West
Foster, Mr Derek
Labour
Signed on 7 July 1998
Bishop Auckland
Foster (Worcs.), Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Worcester
Foster (Worcs.), Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 28 July 1998
Worcester
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 July 1998
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 13 July 1998
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1998
Norwich North
Gilroy, Linda
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Plymouth, Sutton
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Greenock and Inverclyde
Golding, Mrs Llin
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Gordon, Mrs Eileen
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1998
Romford
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 October 1998
Edinburgh West
Grant, Bernie
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Tottenham
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Morley and Rothwell
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 1998
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 July 1998
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 July 1998
North Devon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 July 1998
Somerton and Frome
Henderson, Mr Ivan
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Harwich
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 8 July 1998
Wirral West
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Wakefield
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Clydesdale
Hope, Phil
Labour
Signed on 7 July 1998
Corby
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 6 July 1998
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1998
Chorley
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 9 July 1998
Barnsley Central
Jones, Helen
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Warrington North
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 2 July 1998
Ynys Môn
Jones, Ms Jenny
Labour
Signed on 8 July 1998
Wolverhampton South West
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 1998
Cheltenham
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Feltham and Heston
Keen, Ann
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Brentford and Isleworth
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Stafford
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 14 July 1998
Rugby and Kenilworth
King, Ms Oona
Labour
Signed on 7 July 1998
Bethnal Green and Bow
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Ladyman, Dr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
South Thanet
Laxton, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 14 July 1998
Derby North
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Brighton, Pavilion
Lewis, Mr Ivan
Labour
Signed on 13 July 1998
Bury South
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Worsley
Linton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Battersea
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Brent East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 1 July 1998
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Edmonton
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Halifax
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1998
Blackpool South
Marsden, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Glasgow, Shettleston
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Dundee East
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 9 July 1998
South Down
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 8 July 1998
Kingston upon Hull North
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Sheffield, Heeley
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 July 1998
Argyll and Bute
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Crawley
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Cardiff North
Morgan, Mr Rhodri
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Cardiff West
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Sunderland South
Murphy, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 8 July 1998
Eastwood
O'Brien, Sir Bill
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Normanton
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1998
Knowsley South
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Ochil
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Nuneaton
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Ayr
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Ilford North
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
West Lancashire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Burnley
Plaskitt, Mr James
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Warwick and Leamington
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Ealing North
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Pendle
Prior, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 14 July 1998
North Norfolk
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1998
Dover
Quinn, Lawrie
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Scarborough and Whitby
Rammell, Bill
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Harlow
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Portsmouth North
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Loughborough
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1998
Dundee West
Rowlands, Mr Ted
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 1998
Colchester
Russell, Christine
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1998
City of Chester
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Reading West
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Aberdeen North
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1998
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Shaw, Jonathan
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Chatham and Aylesford
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Bradford West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Bolsover
Angela Smith,
Signed on 6 July 1998
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 1 July 1998
Belfast South
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
City of Durham
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Eccles
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1998
Wellingborough
Stott, Roger
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Wigan
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Manchester, Blackley
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 July 1998
Hazel Grove
Swinney, Mr John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 July 1998
North Tayside
Taylor, Ms Dari
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Stockton South
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1998
North West Leicestershire
Temple-Morris, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Leominster
Thomas, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1998
Clwyd West
Thomas, Mr Gareth
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Harrow West
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1998
South Derbyshire
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Pudsey
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Wolverhampton South East
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 July 1998
Orkney and Shetland
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1998
Liverpool, West Derby
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
St Helens North
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 1998
Northavon
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1998
North East Milton Keynes
Whitehead, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Southampton, Test
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 8 July 1998
Preston
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 30 June 1998
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.