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DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL TELEVISION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 471: tabled on 26 November 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 61 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 believes that a strong digital terrestrial platform is essential to the delivery of universal access to digital services; urges the BBC to promote the benefits of digital television on-screen in the run up to Christmas; and calls on Her Majesty's Government to widen the availability of digital terrestrial television by increasing the power of the digital terrestrial signal.

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.

Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2001
Leeds North West
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2001
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 26 November 2001
Worthing West
Brennan, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2001
Cardiff West
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2001
Dumfries
Burnham, Andy
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2001
Leigh
Challen, Colin
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2001
Morley and Rothwell
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2001
Leyton and Wanstead
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2001
Putney
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2001
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 27 November 2001
Easington
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2001
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2001
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2001
Heywood and Middleton
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 November 2001
Guildford
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2001
Stroud
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 December 2001
Perth
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2001
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2001
Stevenage
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 2001
St Ives
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 27 November 2001
Norwich North
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2001
Reading East
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2001
Selby
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 December 2001
North Devon
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2001
Luton North
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 27 November 2001
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 November 2001
Cheltenham
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2001
Rugby and Kenilworth
Knight, Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2001
South Dorset
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2001
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Lawrence, Mrs Jackie
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2001
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2001
Brighton, Pavilion
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 30 November 2001
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Lucas, Ian
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2001
Wrexham
Luke, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2001
Dundee East
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2001
Halifax
Marsden, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2001
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2001
Hayes and Harlington
McLoughlin, Mr Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 3 December 2001
West Derbyshire
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 27 November 2001
Kingston upon Hull North
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2001
Great Grimsby
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2001
Forest of Dean
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2001
Glasgow, Anniesland
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 November 2001
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2001
Nottingham South
Soley, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2001
Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Stewart, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2001
Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2001
North West Leicestershire
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 2001
Richmond Park
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2001
Brighton, Kemptown
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 November 2001
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2001
Finchley and Golders Green
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2001
North East Milton Keynes
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2001
Conwy

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.