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THE NATIONAL ANTHEM AND BBC 1

EDM (Early Day Motion) 40: tabled on 17 May 2005

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 34 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; and calls on 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.

Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 18 May 2005
Worthing West
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 May 2005
Sutton and Cheam
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 18 May 2005
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2005
Kingston and Surbiton
Davies, Philip
Conservative
Signed on 7 June 2005
Shipley
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 23 May 2005
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 May 2005
Lagan Valley
Philip Dunne,
Conservative
Signed on 24 May 2005
Ludlow
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2005
Harborough
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 May 2005
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 June 2005
Birmingham, Yardley
Howarth, Mr Gerald
Conservative
Signed on 18 May 2005
Aldershot
Kaufman, Sir Gerald
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2005
Manchester, Gorton
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 May 2005
Hereford
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 18 May 2005
Salisbury
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 June 2005
Manchester, Withington
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 19 May 2005
New Forest East
Lilley, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2005
Hitchin and Harpenden
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 18 May 2005
North East Cambridgeshire
O'Brien, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 19 May 2005
Eddisbury
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 9 January 2006
Croydon Central
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 19 May 2005
Hemel Hempstead
Pritchard, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 15 June 2005
The Wrekin
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 18 May 2005
Strangford
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2005
Castle Point
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 30 June 2005
East Devon
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 26 May 2005
Spelthorne
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 18 May 2005
Congleton

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.