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Tv Licences For Solitary Senior Citizens

EDM number 10 in 1990-91, proposed by Martin Smyth on 07/11/1990.

That this House, recognising the loneliness which can be imposed by age and the isolation suffered as families scatter, aware of the need of older people to keep contact with what is happening in the world at large and in their own community, thus sharing in the social, political, cultural, sports, entertainment and new programmes provided by television and realising the sense of injustice felt by those denied access to residential homes provided with free television, calls upon the Government to extend the provision of free television licences to all single senior citizens on basic pensions and up to the margin of private pension equivalent to the licence fee where such pensioners are living alone

This motion has been signed by a total of 52 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Martin Smyth07/11/1990Belfast SouthProposed
Archy Kirkwood07/11/1990Roxburgh & BerwickshireSigned
Ken Maginnis07/11/1990Fermanagh & South TyroneSigned
Ian McCartney07/11/1990MakerfieldSigned
Clifford Forsythe07/11/1990South AntrimSigned
David Trimble07/11/1990Upper BannSigned
David Winnick07/11/1990Walsall NorthSigned
Nicholas Winterton07/11/1990MacclesfieldSigned
Norman Hogg08/11/1990Cumbernauld & KilsythSigned
Andrew Bowden08/11/1990Brighton, KemptownSigned
Harry Barnes08/11/1990North East DerbyshireSigned
Robert Hughes08/11/1990Aberdeen NorthSigned
Peter Hardy08/11/1990WentworthSigned
Willie Ross08/11/1990East LondonderrySigned
Terry Davis12/11/1990Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
James Wray13/11/1990Glasgow ProvanSigned
Ann Winterton13/11/1990CongletonSigned
John Battle13/11/1990Leeds WestSigned
Ronnie Fearn13/11/1990SouthportSigned
Margaret Ewing13/11/1990MoraySigned
John Evans13/11/1990St Helens NorthSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe13/11/1990LeighSigned
Gordon Oakes13/11/1990HaltonSigned
Alan Meale13/11/1990MansfieldSigned
Martyn Jones13/11/1990Clwyd South WestSigned
Eric Illsley13/11/1990Barnsley CentralSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie13/11/1990Glasgow, PollokSigned
Tom Cox14/11/1990TootingSigned
David Steel14/11/1990Tweeddale, Ettrick and LauderdaleSigned
Kevin Barron14/11/1990Rother ValleySigned
Win Griffiths14/11/1990BridgendSigned
Tommy Graham14/11/1990Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Joan Lestor14/11/1990EcclesSigned
David Lambie14/11/1990Cunninghame SouthSigned
Eric Martlew15/11/1990CarlisleSigned
Roy Beggs15/11/1990East AntrimSigned
Bruce Grocott15/11/1990Wrekin, TheSigned
Alex Carlile15/11/1990MontgomerySigned
Menzies Campbell15/11/1990Fife North EastSigned
John Smith15/11/1990Vale of GlamorganSigned
Joyce Quin15/11/1990Gateshead EastSigned
Cecil Walker16/11/1990Belfast NorthSigned
Dafydd Wigley19/11/1990CaernarfonSigned
Keith Vaz20/11/1990Leicester EastSigned
Jim Cousins26/11/1990Newcastle upon Tyne CentralSigned
Ieuan Wyn Jones29/11/1990Ynys MSigned
William McCrea06/12/1990Mid UlsterSigned
Jim Sillars07/12/1990Glasgow, GovanSigned
Doug Hoyle13/12/1990Warrington NorthSigned
Audrey Wise22/04/1991PrestonSigned
Jimmy Hood09/05/1991ClydesdaleSigned
Eddie McGradyUnknownWithdrawn

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