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ALLEGATIONS OF RACIST BEHAVIOUR ON BIG BROTHER

EDM (Early Day Motion) 639: tabled on 16 January 2007

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 91 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 views with concern the comments made about Big Brother contestant Shilpa Shetty by other housemates; believes that Big Brother has a role to play in preventing racist behaviour in the Big Brother house; regrets that these comments have been made; and calls on the programme to take urgent action to remind housemates that racist behaviour is unacceptable.

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.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2007
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2007
Blaydon
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2007
Rossendale and Darwen
Austin, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2007
Dudley North
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2007
Erith and Thamesmead
Baldry, Tony
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 2007
Banbury
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2007
Leeds West
Bercow, John
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 2007
Buckingham
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 January 2007
South East Cornwall
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2007
Solihull
Butler, Ms Dawn
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2007
Brent South
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 January 2007
Twickenham
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2007
Leyton and Wanstead
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2007
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2007
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2007
Keighley
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 January 2007
Kingston and Surbiton
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 17 January 2007
Blaenau Gwent
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2007
Hendon
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2007
Central Ayrshire
Dorries, Nadine
Conservative
Signed on 18 January 2007
Mid Bedfordshire
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2007
Lewisham West
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2007
Stroud
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2007
Liverpool, Riverside
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2007
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2007
Aberavon
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2007
Ilford South
Gardiner, Barry
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2007
Brent North
Griffith, Nia
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2007
Llanelli
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2007
Midlothian
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 2007
North Devon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 January 2007
Birmingham, Yardley
Hendrick, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2007
Preston
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2007
Gateshead East and Washington West
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 January 2007
Cheltenham
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2007
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2007
Barnsley Central
James, Mrs Siân C.
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2007
Swansea East
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2007
Tamworth
Kaufman, Sir Gerald
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2007
Manchester, Gorton
Keeble, Ms Sally
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2007
Northampton North
Keeley, Ms Barbara
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2007
Worsley
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 2007
Bromsgrove
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2007
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2007
Manchester, Withington
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2007
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 January 2007
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2007
Edmonton
Mahmood, Mr Khalid
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2007
Birmingham, Perry Barr
McCarthy, Kerry
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2007
Bristol East
McCarthy-Fry, Sarah
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2007
Portsmouth North
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2007
West Dunbartonshire
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2007
Mansfield
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2007
Crawley
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2007
Cardiff North
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 5 February 2007
North East Cambridgeshire
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2007
Knowsley South
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 19 January 2007
Croydon Central
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 January 2007
Southport
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2007
Glasgow North West
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 January 2007
North Cornwall
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2007
Reading West
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2007
Glasgow Central
Scott, Mr Lee
Conservative
Signed on 19 January 2007
Ilford North
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2007
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2007
Bradford West
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 19 January 2007
Meriden
Starkey, Dr Phyllis
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2007
Milton Keynes South West
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 January 2007
Hazel Grove
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2007
North West Leicestershire
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 January 2007
Brent East
Touhig, Mr Don
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2007
Islwyn
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2007
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2007
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2007
Liverpool, West Derby
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 2007
Eastbourne
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 January 2007
Caernarfon
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2007
Perth and North Perthshire
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2007
Sittingbourne and Sheppey