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THE RADIO TIMES AND "SERBIAN EPICS"

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1072: tabled on 14 December 1992

Tabled in the 1992-93 session.

This motion has been signed by 44 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 reacts with disbelief and dismay to the absurdly sympathetic description of the Bosnian Serb warlord, Radovan Karadzic as a 'poet' in the Radio Times of 1st December advertising a programme in the BBC2 Bookmark series to be called Serbian Epics, together with the accompanying description of Serbian forces as fighting 'to regain the land and glory of their medieval empire'; notes that the recent European summit in Edinburgh roundly condemned the savage campaign of military aggression, ethnic cleansing, and persecution and torture of civilians taking place in Bosnia and placed the primary responsibility for the conflict with the leadership of Serbia and the Bosnian Serbs; and believes that the BBC and the editors of the Radio Times have behaved with appalling insensitivity in describing the programme in this way.

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.

Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1993
Houghton and Washington
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1992
Manchester, Withington
Chisholm, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1993
Edinburgh, Leith
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1993
Falkirk East
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1992
Islington North
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1992
Easington
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1992
Lewisham West
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1992
Glasgow, Pollok
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 21 January 1993
Sunderland North
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1992
St Helens North
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1992
Warley East
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1993
Newport West
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1992
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Greenway, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1992
Ryedale
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 13 January 1993
Morley and Leeds South
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1992
Wentworth
Heppell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1992
Nottingham East
Hughes, Roy
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1992
Newport East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1992
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Helen
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1992
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1992
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1993
Brent East
Loyden, Eddie
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1992
Liverpool, Garston
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1992
Dundee East
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1992
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McMaster, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1992
Paisley South
Nicholson, David
Conservative
Signed on 16 December 1992
Taunton
O'Brien, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1992
North Warwickshire
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1992
West Lancashire
Primarolo, Dawn
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1992
Bristol South
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1992
Dundee West
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 13 January 1993
Wansbeck
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1992
Leicester East
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 1992
Orkney and Shetland
Watson, Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1992
Glasgow Central
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1992
Preston
Wolfson, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1992
Sevenoaks
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1993
Clydebank and Milngavie

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.