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Decision Of Scottish Television Not To Screen Scottish Football Over The Festive Period

EDM number 93 in 1989-90, proposed by Harry Ewing on 28/11/1989.

That this House regrets the decision by Scottish Television Ltd. not to screen Scottish football between 17th December 1989 and 7th January 1990; strongly urges Scottish Television Ltd. to reconsider this decision against the background of the offer from the Scottish Football League to allow them to screen matches in addition to the 30 already agreed; reminds Scottish Television Ltd. that those who will suffer most by this decision are the housebound and those in hospital; and urges Scottish Television Ltd. to fulfil their obligations and responsibilities to the many followers of their football coverage.

This motion has been signed by a total of 23 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Harry Ewing28/11/1989Falkirk EastProposed
Ernie Ross28/11/1989Dundee WestSigned
John Maxton28/11/1989Glasgow, CathcartSigned
John McAllion28/11/1989Dundee EastSigned
William McKelvey28/11/1989Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
Tom Clarke28/11/1989Monklands WestSigned
Alexander Eadie28/11/1989MidlothianSigned
Mike Watson29/11/1989Glasgow CentralSigned
James Wray29/11/1989Glasgow ProvanSigned
Keith Vaz29/11/1989Leicester EastSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie29/11/1989Glasgow, PollokSigned
Alan Meale29/11/1989MansfieldSigned
Norman Hogg29/11/1989Cumbernauld & KilsythSigned
John Cummings30/11/1989EasingtonSigned
George Galloway30/11/1989Glasgow HillheadSigned
Norman Godman01/12/1989Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Robert Hughes04/12/1989Aberdeen NorthSigned
Roland Boyes05/12/1989Houghton and WashingtonSigned
Frank Cook05/12/1989Stockton NorthSigned
Adam Ingram06/12/1989East KilbrideSigned
Max Madden07/12/1989Bradford WestSigned
Doug Hoyle07/12/1989Warrington NorthSigned
Norman BuchanUnknownWithdrawn

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