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LIVE 8 CONCERT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 250: tabled on 06 June 2005

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 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 congratulates the Make Poverty History campaign and welcomes the Live 8 concert to take place in Hyde Park on 2nd July; regrets however that the concert, aimed at raising awareness of poverty in Africa by showcasing the cream of musical talent, has so far failed to include a single Black British, African or Caribbean artist; further notes that out of a total of 22 acts, only Mariah Carey can be counted as being from an ethnic minority; and calls for this otherwise excellent campaign to engage a more diverse range of artists in order to reflect London's diverse communities and to include in this commendable effort those very people it is trying to help.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.