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THE NATIONAL ANTHEM AND BBC 1

EDM (Early Day Motion) 316: tabled on 06 December 2004

Tabled in the 2004-05 session.

This motion has been signed by 28 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 notes with sadness that the national anthem is no longer broadcast on BBC 1 at the end of each day's main programming; believes that the broadcasting of the national anthem on BBC 1 is a proud tradition that should be restored immediately; and calls upon the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport to encourage the BBC to reinstate this convention 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.

Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 December 2004
East Londonderry
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 December 2004
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 December 2004
Lagan Valley
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 2004
Ribble Valley
Flight, Mr Howard
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 2004
Arundel and South Downs
Flook, Mr Adrian
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2004
Taunton
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2004
Harborough
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2004
North Wiltshire
Howarth, Mr Gerald
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2004
Aldershot
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2004
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 December 2004
Hereford
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 9 December 2004
New Forest East
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2004
East Worthing and Shoreham
Paisley, The Reverend Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 December 2004
North Antrim
Roe, Dame Marion
Conservative
Signed on 9 December 2004
Broxbourne
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 7 December 2004
Belfast South
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2004
Castle Point
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Leicester East
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 2004
Ruislip - Northwood
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2004
Spelthorne
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 2004
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2004
Macclesfield

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.