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Gaelic Language Television

EDM (Early Day Motion) 196: tabled on 13 December 1989

Tabled in the 1989-90 session.

This motion has been signed by 86 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 upon Her Majesty's Government to recognise the contribution of Gaelic language television in fostering, and extending knowledge of, Gaelic culture throughout Scotland, to acknowledge the progress made in recent years by such bodies as Comunn na Gaidhlig and to provide for the proper funding of Gaelic television programming in the Broadcasting Bill, currently before the House.

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.

Beaumont-Dark, Sir Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1989
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 December 1989
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Bellingham, Mr Henry
Conservative
Signed on 18 December 1989
North West Norfolk
Bendall, Mr Vivian
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1989
Ilford North
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 January 1990
Chesterfield
Benyon, Sir William
Conservative
Signed on 19 December 1989
Milton Keynes
Body, Sir Richard
Conservative
Signed on 18 December 1989
Holland with Boston
Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Houghton and Washington
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Manchester, Withington
Brown, Ron
Labour
Signed on 20 December 1989
Edinburgh, Leith
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 December 1989
Gordon
Buchanan-Smith, Alick
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1989
Kincardine and Deeside
Caborn, Mr Richard
Labour
Signed on 20 December 1989
Sheffield Central
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 December 1989
North East Fife
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 19 December 1989
Falkirk West
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 1989
Montgomery
Cartwright, John
Social Democratic Party
Signed on 18 December 1989
Woolwich
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Leyton
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 18 December 1989
Stockton North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 19 December 1989
Tooting
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 19 December 1989
Easington
Davies, Mr Ron
Labour
Signed on 18 December 1989
Caerphilly
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 20 December 1989
Aberdeen South
Douglas, Dick
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Dunfermline West
Duffy, Sir Patrick
Labour
Signed on 19 December 1989
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 20 December 1989
Glasgow, Pollok
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 19 December 1989
St Helens North
Ewing, Harry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1989
Falkirk East
Fairbairn, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 8 January 1990
Perth and Kinross
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Warley East
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 December 1989
Southport
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 20 December 1989
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Flannery, Martin
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 18 December 1989
Newport West
Foulkes, George
Labour
Signed on 8 January 1990
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Fraser, John
Labour
Signed on 18 December 1989
Norwood
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 19 December 1989
Glasgow, Maryhill
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Glasgow, Hillhead
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Gordon, Mildred
Labour
Signed on 8 January 1990
Bow and Poplar
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 21 December 1989
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1989
Bridgend
Haselhurst, Sir Alan
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1989
Saffron Walden
Hayes, Jerry
Conservative
Signed on 8 January 1990
Harlow
Hogg, Norman
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
Hughes, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 18 December 1989
Harrow West
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 December 1989
Southwark and Bermondsey
Johnston, Sir Russell
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1989
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 December 1989
Ynys Môn
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Clwyd South West
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1989
Staffordshire Moorlands
Lambie, David
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Cunninghame South
Loyden, Eddie
Labour
Signed on 20 December 1989
Liverpool, Garston
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Western Isles
Madel, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1989
South West Bedfordshire
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 19 December 1989
Halifax
Mallon, Mr Seamus
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 8 January 1990
Newry and Armagh
Maxton, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Glasgow, Cathcart
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Dundee East
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 19 December 1989
Makerfield
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 13 December 1989
South Down
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1989
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Blaydon
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 December 1989
Argyll and Bute
Monro, Sir Hector
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1989
Dumfries
Morgan, Mr Rhodri
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Cardiff West
Morrison, Sir Charles
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1989
Devizes
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1989
Burnley
Rogers, Mr Allan
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Rhondda
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1989
Dundee West
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 December 1989
Banff and Buchan
Short, Clare
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Birmingham, Ladywood
Sillars, Jim
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 December 1989
Glasgow, Govan
Smith, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1989
Islington South and Finsbury
Soames, Hon Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1989
Crawley
Stewart, Allan
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1989
Eastwood
Thomas, Dafydd Elis
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 December 1989
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Welsh, Mr Andrew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 December 1989
Angus East
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 December 1989
Caernarfon
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Preston

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.