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EDM (Early Day Motion) 907A1: tabled on 24 November 2010

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Keith Vaz on 27 October 2010. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add `notes that the game belongs to the genre known as first-person shooters; commends the developers for their user interface, high quality design and game play that in multi-player mode fosters team working, collective problem-solving and mental agility; and believes the online gaming experience will be significantly enhanced with faster broadband speeds'.

Original motion text

That this House notes with concern that the recent race shootings in Malmo, Sweden have been associated with the violent video game Counter-Strike; further notes that the internet-based, first-person shooting game that pits a counter-terrorist team against terrorists was previously banned in Brazil and in 2007 was associated with US College Campus massacres; recognises the potential impact of violent video games on those under 18 years; and calls on the Government to ensure the purchase of video games by those under 18 yearsis controlled and that parents are provided with clear information on the violent content of certain games.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.