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BRITISH NATIONAL PARTY APPEARANCE ON QUESTION TIME

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2128: tabled on 21 October 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 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 believes that the BBC is wrong to allow the racist and fascist British National Party (BNP) to appear on its political flagship programme Question Time as it will convey a spurious legitimacy to the BNP that it does not deserve and risks normalising this poisonous, abnormal political party; further believes that Question Time is not the forum to scrutinise the odious racist views of the BNP and regards other television formats such as the forensic interview as more suitable for exposing their false and divisive views and signalling their place outside the political mainstream; calls on the BBC to drop the BNP from its programme; and urges all those who believe in equality and who campaign against racism and fascism to unite against the BNP in all communities throughout the United Kingdom.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.