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The News Of The World And Telephone Chatlines

EDM number 1070 in 1990-91, proposed by Terry Lewis on 03/07/1991.

That this House congratulates the News of the World newspaper for its 30th June expose of British Telecom chatlines; recalls that many similar revelations have been drawn to the public's attention in the past five years; is appalled that Her Majesty's Government still refuses to act against the company whose network has become, since privatisation, a conduit for pimps, prostitutes, paedophiles and pornographers; and therefore, in the absence of any interest from Her Majesty's Government, calls upon the Chairman of British Telecom to volunteer to eschew the enormous profits from these seedy services by discontinuing them forthwith.

This motion has been signed by a total of 29 MPs.

Terry Lewis03/07/1991WorsleyProposed
Terry Patchett03/07/1991Barnsley EastSigned
Peter Hardy03/07/1991WentworthSigned
Roland Boyes03/07/1991Houghton and WashingtonSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie03/07/1991Glasgow, PollokSigned
Kenneth Eastham03/07/1991Manchester, BlackleySigned
Alan Meale04/07/1991MansfieldSigned
Frank Cook04/07/1991Stockton NorthSigned
Norman Godman04/07/1991Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Harry Barnes04/07/1991North East DerbyshireSigned
John Cummings05/07/1991EasingtonSigned
Tom Cox08/07/1991TootingSigned
Gareth Wardell08/07/1991GowerSigned
Joyce Quin09/07/1991Gateshead EastSigned
Maria Fyfe09/07/1991Glasgow, MaryhillSigned
David Clelland09/07/1991Tyne BridgeSigned
Alice Mahon09/07/1991HalifaxSigned
Eric Illsley09/07/1991Barnsley CentralSigned
Max Madden09/07/1991Bradford WestSigned
Keith Bradley10/07/1991Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Gerry Steinberg10/07/1991Durham, City ofSigned
James Wray10/07/1991Glasgow ProvanSigned
Peter Pike11/07/1991BurnleySigned
Bob Cryer11/07/1991Bradford SouthSigned
Jack Thompson11/07/1991WansbeckSigned
Joan Lestor16/07/1991EcclesSigned
Tommy Graham17/07/1991Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Martyn Jones25/07/1991Clwyd South WestSigned
Ken Livingstone14/10/1991Brent EastSigned

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