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EDM (Early Day Motion) 830: tabled on 25 February 1998

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 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 dismay the inaccuracies in the film 'Titanic' in which William McMaster Murdoch, First Officer of the 'Titanic', is portrayed as a coward who shoots and kills a passenger and then takes his own life, whereas in real life he behaved heroically in assisting passengers to reach lifeboats; and calls on the film's director James Cameron and 20th Century Fox to apologise to William Murdoch's family and to the local community in Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire, where Murdoch is rightly regarded as a hero.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.