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BRUCE FORSYTH

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1045: tabled on 26 February 2008

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 73 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 acknowledges the 80th birthday and celebrates the prolific career of Bruce Forsyth CBE; applauds his outstanding contribution to the British entertainment industry and the general happiness he has brought to the nation; acknowledges his standing as a national institution and one of Britain's most popular and influential light entertainment performers in theatre, television and film; notes his success in popular shows such as Sunday Night at the London Palladium, The Generation Game, Play Your Cards Right, The Price is Right and Strictly Come Dancing; and calls on the Government to give proper recognition for this success and his longevity in the industry spanning over 60 years and his unstinting work for charity with a well-deserved knighthood.

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.

Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2008
Rossendale and Darwen
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 2008
Lewes
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2008
Leeds West
Binley, Mr Brian
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
Northampton South
Boswell, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
Daventry
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
Worthing West
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 2008
Altrincham and Sale West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 February 2008
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Lyn
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2008
West Ham
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2008
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2008
Blyth Valley
Cash, Mr William
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
Stone
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2008
Gower
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2008
Tyne Bridge
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2008
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2008
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Conway, Derek
Independent Conservative
Signed on 27 February 2008
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Crabb, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 29 February 2008
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2008
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2008
Keighley
Davies, David T. C.
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
Monmouth
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2008
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2008
Hendon
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 March 2008
Belfast North
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2008
Eltham
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
Ribble Valley
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2008
Aberavon
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2008
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2008
St Ives
Goodwill, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
Scarborough and Whitby
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2008
North Devon
Hayes, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
South Holland and The Deepings
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2008
Birmingham, Yardley
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2008
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 21 April 2008
North Down
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2008
Gateshead East and Washington West
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2008
Luton North
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
Orpington
Jackson, Mr Stewart
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
Peterborough
James, Mrs Siân C.
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2008
Swansea East
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 2008
Hereford
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 2008
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2008
Brighton, Pavilion
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2008
Carlisle
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2008
Hayes and Harlington
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 2008
Vale of York
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2008
Leeds North West
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2008
Winchester
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2008
Ealing North
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 2 April 2008
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 2 April 2008
Loughborough
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2008
Halifax
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 April 2008
Strangford
Robinson, Peter
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 March 2008
Belfast East
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2008
Romford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 February 2008
Colchester
Scott, Mr Lee
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
Ilford North
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2008
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 February 2008
Upper Bann
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
Castle Point
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 2008
East Dunbartonshire
Vaizey, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 2008
Wantage
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2008
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
Lancaster and Wyre
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 27 February 2008
Liverpool, West Derby
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 March 2008
East Antrim
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
Congleton

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.