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NATIONAL RADIO STATION FOR CHILDREN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 129: tabled on 17 June 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 46 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 welcomes Children 2000's bid to establish Britain's, and the world's first national radio station for children on the newly available 225kHz long-wave frequency; considers such a station would be an invaluable contribution to children's education and development as acknowledged by the SCAA, the NSPCC, UNICEF and others; and urges the Radio Authority and the Government to explore this opportunity fully before awarding the vacant 225 kHz band.

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.

Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1997
Midlothian
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 24 July 1997
Putney
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Birmingham, Erdington
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 June 1997
Weston-Super-Mare
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1997
Tooting
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Leigh
Day, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 17 June 1997
Cheadle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Sunderland North
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Glasgow, Maryhill
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 June 1997
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 July 1997
North Devon
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 23 July 1997
Wakefield
Hope, Phil
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Corby
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 June 1997
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 1997
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 1997
Hereford
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Stafford
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Brent East
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 8 July 1997
Hayes and Harlington
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1997
Hemel Hempstead
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1997
Blaydon
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1997
Sheffield, Heeley
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 July 1997
Montgomeryshire
Pendry, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1997
Stalybridge and Hyde
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 24 July 1997
Kettering
Angela Smith,
Signed on 19 June 1997
Soley, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 4 July 1997
Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Stott, Roger
Labour
Signed on 17 June 1997
Wigan
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 June 1997
Richmond Park
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 22 July 1997
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 June 1997
Orkney and Shetland
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1997
Liverpool, West Derby
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1997
Preston
Woolas, Mr Phil
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1997
Oldham East and Saddleworth
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 23 June 1997
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.