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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1707: tabled on 17 September 2003

Tabled in the 2002-03 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 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 regrets Channel Four's decision to relegate the popular quiz programme Countdown from its 4.15pm week day slot to one at 3.15pm; notes that Countdown is 21 years old, had two million viewers prior to the change in time and has seen its viewing figures plummet ot 800,000; further notes that Countdown is watched by the widest age group and assists children in letter and number recognition; believes that Channel Four has made a serious error in changing the programme time; and calls upon the company to return the programme to its traditional 4.15pm slot immediately.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.