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Telephone Advice Lines And The Gulf

EDM number 333 in 1990-91, proposed by Terry Lewis on 23/01/1991.

That this House is appalled at the insensitivity and greed of Independent Television Network and Red Rose Radio, Lancashire, both of which, in partnership with British Telecom and other telecommunications network providers have established Gulf advice/news telephone lines; notes that calls on these cost 33 pence and 44 pence per minute and generate vast profits for providers and networkers alike; considers this to be nauseating opportunism; and further condemns those responsible for this blatant exploitation of worried citizens, some with loved ones in the Gulf, for offering these costly services the quality of which is doubtful in any case.

This motion has been signed by a total of 32 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Terry Lewis23/01/1991WorsleyProposed
Joyce Quin23/01/1991Gateshead EastSigned
Gareth Wardell23/01/1991GowerSigned
Irene Adams23/01/1991Paisley NorthSigned
Norman Godman23/01/1991Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe23/01/1991LeighSigned
Chris Mullin23/01/1991Sunderland SouthSigned
Mo Mowlam23/01/1991RedcarSigned
Lewis Moonie23/01/1991KirkcaldySigned
William McKelvey23/01/1991Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
John McAllion23/01/1991Dundee EastSigned
John Maxton23/01/1991Glasgow, CathcartSigned
Doug Hoyle23/01/1991Warrington NorthSigned
Jimmy Hood23/01/1991ClydesdaleSigned
Ernie Ross23/01/1991Dundee WestSigned
Stuart Randall23/01/1991Kingston upon Hull WestSigned
Alan Meale24/01/1991MansfieldSigned
Harry Barnes24/01/1991North East DerbyshireSigned
Alexander Eadie24/01/1991MidlothianSigned
Terry Davis24/01/1991Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Bill Michie24/01/1991Sheffield, HeeleySigned
John Cummings28/01/1991EasingtonSigned
Win Griffiths28/01/1991BridgendSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie29/01/1991Glasgow, PollokSigned
John Evans29/01/1991St Helens NorthSigned
Gerry Steinberg29/01/1991Durham, City ofSigned
Martyn Jones30/01/1991Clwyd South WestSigned
Eddie Loyden30/01/1991Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Maria Fyfe30/01/1991Glasgow, MaryhillSigned
Eric Illsley31/01/1991Barnsley CentralSigned
Alex Carlile28/02/1991MontgomerySigned
Tom PendryUnknownWithdrawn

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