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Concern over Media Freedom in Romania

EDM (Early Day Motion) 345: tabled on 19 January 1990

Tabled in the 1989-90 session.

This motion has been signed by 196 Members. It has received 2 amendments.

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

Amendments to this motion

There have been 2 amendments submitted to this motion.

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Motion text

That this House views with concern reports from Romania that democratic opposition parties in that country are being denied access to the nation's television network; calls upon Her Majesty's Government to make the strongest possible representations to the new Romanian Government in support of the right of access to the nation's media by the major opposition parties; and recognises the serious possibility of renewed bloodshed and turmoil if this basic right is not recognised.

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.

Aitken, Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
South Thanet
Alexander, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Newark
Alison, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 1990
Selby
Allason, Rupert
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Torbay
Allen, Mr Graham
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1990
Nottingham North
Alton, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 January 1990
Liverpool, Mossley Hill
Amery, Julian
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 1990
Brighton, Pavilion
Amos, Mr Alan
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Hexham
Anderson, Donald
Labour
Signed on 22 January 1990
Swansea East
Archer, Peter
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1990
Warley West
Armstrong, Hilary
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
North West Durham
Arnold, Mr Jacques
Conservative
Signed on 29 January 1990
Gravesham
Ashby, David
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
North West Leicestershire
Ashton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 12 June 1990
Bassetlaw
Aspinwall, Jack
Conservative
Signed on 29 January 1990
Wansdyke
Atkinson, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Bournemouth East
Barnes, Mrs Rosie
Social Democratic Party
Signed on 24 January 1990
Greenwich
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 21 March 1990
East Antrim
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 1990
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Bendall, Mr Vivian
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Ilford North
Bennett, Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Pembroke
Benyon, Sir William
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Milton Keynes
Blaker, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Blackpool South
Boateng, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Brent South
Body, Sir Richard
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Holland with Boston
Bowden, Gerald
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 1990
Dulwich
Bowis, John
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Battersea
Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Houghton and Washington
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Canterbury
Browne, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 1 February 1990
Winchester
Bruce, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
South Dorset
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 July 1990
Gordon
Butler, Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Warrington South
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 January 1990
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 22 January 1990
Blyth Valley
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Workington
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 13 June 1990
Falkirk West
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 January 1990
Montgomery
Cartwright, John
Social Democratic Party
Signed on 23 January 1990
Woolwich
Cash, Mr William
Conservative
Signed on 30 January 1990
Stafford
Churchill, Winston
Conservative
Signed on 1 February 1990
Davyhulme
Clark, Dr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Rochford
Colvin, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 29 January 1990
Romsey and Waterside
Coombs, Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 1 February 1990
Wyre Forest
Coombs, Mr Simon
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Swindon
Cormack, Sir Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
South Staffordshire
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Tooting
Currie, Mrs Edwina
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
South Derbyshire
Day, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 29 January 1990
Cheadle
Devlin, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Stockton South
Dover, Den
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 1990
Chorley
Ewing, Harry
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Falkirk East
Ewing, Mrs Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 1990
Moray
Fairbairn, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Perth and Kinross
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 22 January 1990
Warley East
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 1990
Southport
Field, Barry
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Isle of Wight
Finsberg, Sir Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 1990
Hampstead and Highgate
Flannery, Martin
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 4 April 1990
Newport West
Fookes, Dame Janet
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Plymouth, Drake
Fry, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 31 January 1990
Wellingborough
Gale, Mr Roger
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 1990
North Thanet
Gardiner, Sir George
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 1990
Reigate
Garrett, Edward
Labour
Signed on 21 June 1990
Wallsend
Gilbert, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Dudley East
Gill, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 1990
Ludlow
Glyn, Sir Alan
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Windsor and Maidenhead
Goodhart, Sir Philip
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 1990
Beckenham
Gorman, Mrs Teresa
Conservative
Signed on 29 January 1990
Billericay
Gorst, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 1990
Hendon North
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1990
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Grant, Sir Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
South West Cambridgeshire
Greenway, Harry
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Ealing North
Griffiths, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Portsmouth North
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1990
Bridgend
Grylls, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
North West Surrey
Hampson, Dr Keith
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 1990
Leeds North West
Hannam, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 1 March 1990
Exeter
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 7 March 1990
Wentworth
Hargreaves, Kenneth
Conservative
Signed on 1 March 1990
Hyndburn
Haselhurst, Sir Alan
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 1990
Saffron Walden
Hayes, Jerry
Conservative
Signed on 21 June 1990
Harlow
Heal, Sylvia
Signed on 19 June 1990
Hicks, Sir Robert
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 1990
South East Cornwall
Hogg, Norman
Labour
Signed on 1 March 1990
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
Holt, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Langbaurgh
Hordern, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 18 June 1990
Horsham
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 1 March 1990
Knowsley North
Howell, Sir Ralph
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 1990
North Norfolk
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Pontypridd
Hughes, Roy
Labour
Signed on 21 February 1990
Newport East
Hume, Mr John
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 14 June 1990
Foyle
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 1 March 1990
Basingstoke
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1990
Barnsley Central
Irving, Sir Charles
Conservative
Signed on 16 March 1990
Cheltenham
Janman, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 29 January 1990
Thurrock
Jessel, Toby
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 1990
Twickenham
Johnson Smith, Sir Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 1990
Wealden
Johnston, Sir Russell
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 1990
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber
Jones, Gwilym
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 1990
Cardiff North
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 1990
Ross, Cromarty and Skye
Kilfedder, Sir James
Ulster Popular Unionist Party
Signed on 20 February 1990
North Down
Knowles, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 20 February 1990
Nottingham East
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Staffordshire Moorlands
Lawrence, Sir Ivan
Conservative
Signed on 29 January 1990
Burton
Lawson, Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 23 February 1990
Blaby
Leigh, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 20 February 1990
Gainsborough and Horncastle
Lester, Sir James
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 1990
Broxtowe
Livsey, Mr Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 February 1990
Brecon and Radnor
Lloyd, Sir Ian
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 1990
Havant
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1990
Stretford
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
Signed on 22 February 1990
Western Isles
Maginnis, Mr Ken
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 1 March 1990
Fermanagh and South Tyrone
Marshall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 1990
Hendon South
Martin, Mr Michael J.
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1990
Glasgow, Springburn
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 24 July 1990
Carlisle
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 5 February 1990
East Hampshire
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Makerfield
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 January 1990
Mid Ulster
McKay, Allen
Labour
Signed on 29 January 1990
Barnsley West and Penistone
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 22 January 1990
Mansfield
Michael, Alun
Labour
Signed on 12 June 1990
Cardiff South and Penarth
Moonie, Dr Lewis
Labour
Signed on 22 January 1990
Kirkcaldy
Morgan, Mr Rhodri
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1990
Cardiff West
Morris, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 1990
Northampton South
Morrison, Sir Charles
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Devizes
Mowlam, Dr Mo
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Redcar
Mudd, David
Conservative
Signed on 18 June 1990
Falmouth and Camborne
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1990
Sunderland South
Nicholson, David
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 1990
Taunton
Nicholson, Emma
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 1990
Torridge and West Devon
Paisley, The Reverend Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 January 1990
North Antrim
Pattie, Sir Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Chertsey and Walton
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 7 February 1990
Burnley
Porter, David
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Waveney
Powell, William
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Corby
Quin, Joyce
Labour
Signed on 21 June 1990
Gateshead East
Raffan, Keith
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 1990
Delyn
Rathbone, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Lewes
Riddick, Graham
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Colne Valley
Robertson, George
Labour
Signed on 6 March 1990
Hamilton
Ross, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 1 February 1990
East Londonderry
Rost, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Erewash
Rowe, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 1990
Mid Kent
Sayeed, Mr Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Bristol East
Shaw, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Dover
Shaw, Sir Giles
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Pudsey
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 8 February 1990
Huddersfield
Shelton, Sir William
Conservative
Signed on 29 January 1990
Streatham
Shepherd, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 13 June 1990
Aldridge-Brownhills
Sillars, Jim
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 1990
Glasgow, Govan
Smith, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Oxford East
Smith, Sir Cyril
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 January 1990
Rochdale
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 23 January 1990
South Belfast
Spicer, Sir James
Conservative
Signed on 5 February 1990
West Dorset
Squire, Mr Robin
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Hornchurch
Stanley, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 21 June 1990
Tonbridge and Malling
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1990
Edinburgh East
Summerson, Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Walthamstow
Taylor, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 30 January 1990
Esher
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 1990
Truro
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 22 June 1990
Southend East
Temple-Morris, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 1990
Leominster
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Wansbeck
Thompson, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 21 June 1990
Norwich North
Thurnham, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 14 June 1990
Bolton North East
Townend, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 1990
Bridlington
Townsend, Sir Cyril
Conservative
Signed on 1 February 1990
Bexleyheath
Tracey, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 1990
Surbiton
Tredinnick, David
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Bosworth
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 13 June 1990
Wolverhampton South East
Vaughan, Sir Gerard
Conservative
Signed on 29 March 1990
Reading East
Walden, George
Conservative
Signed on 21 February 1990
Buckingham
Walker, Sir Cecil
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 21 March 1990
North Belfast
Walker, Sir Harold
Labour
Signed on 6 March 1990
Doncaster Central
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 January 1990
Orkney and Shetland
Walters, Sir Dennis
Conservative
Signed on 22 June 1990
Westbury
Warren, Sir Kenneth
Conservative
Signed on 12 February 1990
Hastings and Rye
Watts, John
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 1990
Slough
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 22 March 1990
Maidstone
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 1 March 1990
Caernarfon
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 1990
Ruislip - Northwood
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 June 1990
Swansea West
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1990
Carmarthen
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 13 March 1990
Congleton
Wolfson, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 8 March 1990
Sevenoaks
Woodcock, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 1990
Ellesmere Port and Neston

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.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

Concern over Media Freedom in Romania (Amendment 1)
After 'with', insert 'the utmost'.
Labour, Greenock and Port Glasgow
2
signatures
EDM 345A1: tabled on 22 January 1990
Concern over Media Freedom in Romania (Amendment 2)
At end add 'and exercised at the earliest possible moment'.
Labour, Greenock and Port Glasgow
2
signatures
EDM 345A2: tabled on 22 January 1990