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RADIO 2's BIG BAND

EDM (Early Day Motion) 399: tabled on 20 January 1994

Tabled in the 1993-94 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 greatly regrets the decision by the BBC to end direct funding for Radio 2's Big Band as of 31st March; notes that Big Band music approximates only 2 per cent. of Radio 2's total output, which suggests that the decision is financially rather than editorially motivated; is concerned that many music listeners and musicians throughout the United Kingdom will be deprived of a valuable source of live music entertainment should the unit cease to exist; and calls on the BBC to maintain the Big Band as part of its in-house musical base.

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 3 February 1994
Houghton and Washington
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 20 January 1994
Manchester, Withington
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Workington
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 January 1994
Montgomery
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 2 February 1994
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1994
Midlothian
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 February 1994
Tyne Bridge
Coffey, Ann
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1994
Stockport
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1994
Leyton
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 21 January 1994
Islington North
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1994
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1994
Leigh
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1994
Glasgow, Pollok
Enright, Derek
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1994
Hemsworth
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 21 January 1994
St Helens North
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1994
Ilford South
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1994
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1994
Warrington South
Hogg, Norman
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1994
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 27 January 1994
Barnsley Central
Johnson Smith, Sir Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 1994
Wealden
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1994
Clwyd South West
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 1994
Cheltenham
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 20 January 1994
Worsley
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 10 February 1994
Brent East
Loyden, Eddie
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1994
Liverpool, Garston
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 20 January 1994
Carlisle
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1994
Mansfield
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1994
Sheffield, Heeley
Morley, Mr Elliot
Labour
Signed on 20 January 1994
Glanford and Scunthorpe
Morris, Estelle
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1994
Birmingham, Yardley
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1994
West Lancashire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1994
Burnley
Rooney, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 20 January 1994
Bradford North
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1994
Wansbeck
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1994
Wolverhampton South East
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1994
Stoke-on-Trent North

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.