Skip to main content

GREATER MANCHESTER RADIO'S COMMUNITY PROGRAMMING CUTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1676: tabled on 16 February 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 7 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 BBC Greater Manchester Radio's (GMR) decision to cut several long-running and successful community programmes including The Parlour, Gaytalk and It's Kosher; further notes that at 21 years old The Parlour is the UK's longest-running Irish show; recognises that such specialist community programmes provide an important service to the people of Greater Manchester; deplores GMR's plans to cut these programmes; and urges the BBC to reconsider its decision.