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ARTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM

EDM (Early Day Motion) 451: tabled on 26 January 1994

Tabled in the 1993-94 session.

This motion has been signed by 71 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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

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Motion text

That this House expresses its deep concern at the financial difficulties facing the arts in this country; regrets the reduction in grant in aid to the Arts Council of England; applauds the high international reputation and success enjoyed by the arts of the United Kingdom; expresses its concern about the future of arts provision in schools and the declining support available for arts students in further education; and emphasises the immense cultural, social and economic contribution made by the arts to British life.

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.

Bermingham, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 1 March 1994
St Helens South
Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Houghton and Washington
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 2 February 1994
Manchester, Withington
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 May 1994
Gordon
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 2 February 1994
Birmingham, Northfield
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 7 February 1994
Cambridge
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
Blyth Valley
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Workington
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 7 March 1994
Falkirk West
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 1994
Montgomery
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 2 February 1994
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Midlothian
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Falkirk East
Cormack, Sir Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 8 February 1994
South Staffordshire
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 February 1994
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Tooting
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
Easington
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
Glasgow, Govan
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 January 1994
Lewisham West
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
Glasgow, Pollok
Enright, Derek
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Hemsworth
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
St Helens North
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 2 February 1994
Warley East
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 February 1994
Bath
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 17 March 1994
Glasgow, Hillhead
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1994
Ilford South
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
Walsall South
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Morley and Leeds South
Hain, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Neath
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Warrington South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 1994
North Devon
Hill, Keith
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
Streatham
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 9 February 1994
Pontypridd
Hoyle, Doug
Labour
Signed on 22 February 1994
Warrington North
Hutton, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Barrow and Furness
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Hampstead and Highgate
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 February 1994
Ynys Môn
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 27 January 1994
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 1994
Cheltenham
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 2 March 1994
Feltham and Heston
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 1994
Ross, Cromarty and Skye
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 2 February 1994
Liverpool, Walton
Kinnock, Neil
Labour
Signed on 10 February 1994
Islwyn
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 28 January 1994
Brent East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 February 1994
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Lynne, Liz
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 March 1994
Rochdale
Maclennan, Mr Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 1994
Caithness and Sutherland
Maddock, Mrs Diana
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 March 1994
Christchurch
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Mansfield
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 17 February 1994
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Morley, Mr Elliot
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Glanford and Scunthorpe
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 9 February 1994
Knowsley South
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Liverpool, Riverside
Prentice, Bridget
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
Lewisham East
Rogers, Mr Allan
Labour
Signed on 10 February 1994
Rhondda
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 2 February 1994
Lewisham, Deptford
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Huddersfield
Soley, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Hammersmith
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 1994
Truro
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 February 1994
Orkney and Shetland
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 February 1994
Caernarfon

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.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

ARTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM (Amendment 1)
at end add 'and calls upon the Tory Government to provide the necessary money in this financial year.'.
Labour, Bolsover
6
signatures
EDM 451A1: tabled on 3 February 1994