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RACISM IN THE BIG BROTHER HOUSE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 382: tabled on 11 July 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 5 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

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Motion text

That this House strongly condemns recent abusive comments made in the Big Brother house in the Channel 5 television programme Big Brother, some of which have been perceived as racist; notes, in particular, that a total of 1,225 complaints were made by members of the public following those comments, 1,108 of which followed one specific, particularly severe comment; further notes that Big Brother has been warned in the past about racist comments made in the Big Brother house; and calls on Ofcom to ensure that Big Brother enforces its rules more effectively.

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