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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1815: tabled on 06 July 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 102 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 the statement in the Digital Britain report that the Government wishes `to see local TV thrive'; believes that truly local television would make a significant contribution to public service broadcasting and democratic engagement in local communities; acknowledges Ofcom's view that broadband provision complements traditional public service broadcasting platforms; further notes Ofcom's statement `that the potential for broadcasting spectrum to support local television should be kept open'; recognises the UK's commitment, as a signatory to the Council of Europe Declaration on Community Media, to the principle of allocating a sufficient number of frequencies to community media, both radio and television; and looks to the Government to implement the provisions in the Communications Act 2003 to ensure that a viable local television network is established ensuring all citizens have access to a dedicated channel on both Freeview and cable, providing local news, local discussion, community programming and local advertising.

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.

Ainger, Nick
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2009
Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
Ainsworth, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 21 July 2009
East Surrey
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2009
Rossendale and Darwen
Atkinson, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 13 July 2009
Hexham
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 November 2009
Lewes
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2009
Leeds West
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2009
Aberdeen South
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 13 October 2009
Altrincham and Sale West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 October 2009
Carshalton and Wallington
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 July 2009
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2009
Dumfries and Galloway
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 November 2009
Gordon
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 November 2009
Solihull
Cairns, David
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2009
Inverclyde
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2009
Blyth Valley
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 November 2009
Orkney and Shetland
Cawsey, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2009
Brigg and Goole
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2009
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2009
Tyne Bridge
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2009
Leyton and Wanstead
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2009
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2009
Keighley
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 9 July 2009
Blaenau Gwent
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2009
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2009
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 July 2009
Belfast North
Donaldson, Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 July 2009
Lagan Valley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2009
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 7 July 2009
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2009
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 8 July 2009
Ribble Valley
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 November 2009
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Field, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 13 October 2009
Cities of London and Westminster
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 July 2009
Bath
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 14 July 2009
Bethnal Green and Bow
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2009
Walthamstow
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 July 2009
Romsey
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2009
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2009
Falmouth and Camborne
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 14 July 2009
North Wiltshire
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2009
Bedford
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 July 2009
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2009
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 July 2009
North Devon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 July 2009
Birmingham, Yardley
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2009
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 10 November 2009
North Down
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 October 2009
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Luton North
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2009
Cambridge
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 July 2009
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2009
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 July 2009
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2009
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2009
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2009
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2009
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2009
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 July 2009
Hereford
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 November 2009
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Kramer, Susan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2009
Richmond Park
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2009
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 2009
Manchester, Withington
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 8 July 2009
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Medway
Mason, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2009
Glasgow East
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2009
Calder Valley
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 15 July 2009
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2009
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 10 November 2009
South Down
McIsaac, Shona
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2009
Cleethorpes
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 July 2009
Montgomeryshire
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2009
Dover
Reid, Mr Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 November 2009
Argyll and Bute
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 July 2009
Dunfermline and West Fife
Rooney, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2009
Bradford North
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Glenrothes
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 July 2009
Colchester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 July 2009
Torbay
Short, Clare
Independent Labour
Signed on 9 July 2009
Birmingham, Ladywood
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2009
Nottingham South
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2009
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2009
Eccles
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2009
North West Leicestershire
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2009
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 November 2009
Northavon
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 13 October 2009
Maidstone and The Weald
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2009
Conwy
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 July 2009
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2009
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2009
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 October 2009
Cardiff Central
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2009
Batley and Spen

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.