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Still Photography in the Chamber

EDM (Early Day Motion) 48A3: tabled on 29 November 1989

Tabled in the 1989-90 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

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

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Roland Boyes on 22 November 1989. This is amendment number 3.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add 'and urges that the honourable Member for Great Grimsby be employed in that capacity as the greatest living MP photographer after the Right honourable Member for Leeds East, but considerably cheaper.'

Original motion text

That this House notes that the quality of photographs of honourable Members, taken from the television screening of the House of Commons in session is of extremely poor quality; is aware that without an immense improvement in quality the newspapers will very quickly cease use of such photographs; and calls upon the Deputy Prime Minister to make speedy arrangements for a still photographer to be employed in the Chamber to take high quality pictures.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.