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British Telecom's Profits

EDM number 485 in 1989-90, proposed by Robert Parry on 08/02/1990.

That this House notes that British Telecom made ú2,008 million profit over a nine month period, equal to a profit of more than ú7.5 million a day; notes at the same time their proposal to charge 35p for directory inquiry charges; and calls upon British Telecom to withdraw this proposed change and to introduce a lower charge to pensioners living alone and to all housebound persons who may require a telephone as a life line.

This motion has been signed by a total of 50 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Robert Parry08/02/1990Liverpool, RiversideProposed
Terry Patchett08/02/1990Barnsley EastSigned
Robert Wareing08/02/1990Liverpool, West DerbySigned
Tony Banks08/02/1990Newham North WestSigned
John Cummings08/02/1990EasingtonSigned
Harry Cohen08/02/1990LeytonSigned
Ronnie Campbell08/02/1990Blyth ValleySigned
James Callaghan08/02/1990Heywood & MiddletonSigned
Ronald Brown08/02/1990Edinburgh LeithSigned
Gordon Oakes08/02/1990HaltonSigned
Alan Meale08/02/1990MansfieldSigned
William McKelvey08/02/1990Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
John McAllion08/02/1990Dundee EastSigned
Eddie Loyden08/02/1990Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Robert Litherland08/02/1990Manchester CentralSigned
Ernie Ross08/02/1990Dundee WestSigned
Dennis Skinner09/02/1990BolsoverSigned
Norman Hogg09/02/1990Cumbernauld & KilsythSigned
Harry Barnes09/02/1990North East DerbyshireSigned
James Wray12/02/1990Glasgow ProvanSigned
Norman Godman12/02/1990Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe12/02/1990LeighSigned
Bill Michie12/02/1990Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Alice Mahon12/02/1990HalifaxSigned
Peter Hardy12/02/1990WentworthSigned
Keith Bradley12/02/1990Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Doug Hoyle13/02/1990Warrington NorthSigned
David Lambie13/02/1990Cunninghame SouthSigned
Bob Cryer13/02/1990Bradford SouthSigned
Terry Davis13/02/1990Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
George Galloway13/02/1990Glasgow HillheadSigned
John Battle13/02/1990Leeds WestSigned
Gerry Steinberg13/02/1990Durham, City ofSigned
Dennis Turner13/02/1990Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Michael Welsh13/02/1990Doncaster NorthSigned
Eric Illsley14/02/1990Barnsley CentralSigned
Jeremy Corbyn14/02/1990Islington NorthSigned
Roland Boyes14/02/1990Houghton and WashingtonSigned
David Hinchliffe14/02/1990WakefieldSigned
Dawn Primarolo15/02/1990Bristol SouthSigned
Jeff Rooker15/02/1990Birmingham, Perry BarrSigned
Tony Benn15/02/1990ChesterfieldSigned
Peter Pike16/02/1990BurnleySigned
Max Madden19/02/1990Bradford WestSigned
Audrey Wise19/02/1990PrestonSigned
Tommy Graham20/02/1990Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Kim Howells01/03/1990PontypriddSigned
Gwyneth Dunwoody01/03/1990Crewe & NantwichSigned
Jack Thompson02/03/1990WansbeckSigned
Norman BuchanUnknownWithdrawn

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