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Ian Greer Associates And Central Tv

EDM number 1389 in 1993-94, proposed by Alan Williams on 27/06/1994.

That this House regrets the refusal by the Chief Executive of Central TV to allow honourable Members to view suppressed investigations by The Cook Programme into the activities of lobbyists, Ian Greer Associates (IGA); is alarmed that Central TV executives forced the production team to abandon further investigations; regards this as especially worrying because IGA had business links with Carlton TV, who took over Central, a relationship which Central's Chief Executive refused to disclose despite a specific written request from the Right honourable Member for Swansea West; believes this censored report is essential viewing for honourable Members, some of whose names were used by IGA, without the knowledge and approval of at least one; thinks it imperative the honourable Members be aware of the way in which IGA claims access to Ministers and their parliamentary private secretaries; recollects longstanding worries in the House about the way in which parliamentary lobbyists operate; notes IGA's lack of scruples in pursuing a contract to represent people who claimed to be former Soviet communists wanting to invest the proceeds of the sale of national art treasures; notes with incredulity that their declared wish to invest the laundered proceeds in the privatisation of the Insolvency Service, Companies House and the Patent Office did not alarm the IGA, obsessed with its greedy pursuit of a particularly sordid contract; and invites the select Committee on Members' Interests to demand that the film be made available so that the House can consider whether further action is needed to curb the activities of IGA.

This motion has been signed by a total of 106 MPs, 3 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Alan Williams27/06/1994Swansea WestProposed
David Hanson27/06/1994DelynSigned
Max Madden27/06/1994Bradford WestSigned
Mike O'Brien27/06/1994North WarwickshireSigned
Colin Pickthall27/06/1994West LancashireSigned
Greg Pope27/06/1994HyndburnSigned
Ken Purchase27/06/1994Wolverhampton North EastSigned
Martin Redmond27/06/1994Don ValleySigned
Allan Rogers27/06/1994RhonddaSigned
Jeff Rooker27/06/1994Birmingham, Perry BarrSigned
Ted Rowlands27/06/1994Merthyr Tydfil & RhymneySigned
Dennis Skinner27/06/1994BolsoverSigned
Llew Smith27/06/1994Blaenau GwentSigned
John Spellar27/06/1994Warley WestSigned
Keith Hill27/06/1994StreathamSigned
David Hinchliffe27/06/1994WakefieldSigned
Glenda Jackson27/06/1994Hampstead & HighgateSigned
Helen Jackson27/06/1994Sheffield, HillsboroughSigned
David Jamieson27/06/1994Plymouth, DevonportSigned
Jon Owen Jones27/06/1994Cardiff CentralSigned
Jane Kennedy27/06/1994Liverpool BroadgreenSigned
Peter Kilfoyle27/06/1994Liverpool, WaltonSigned
Elfyn Llwyd27/06/1994Meirionnydd Nant ConwySigned
Andrew MacKinlay27/06/1994ThurrockSigned
Michael Martin27/06/1994Glasgow, SpringburnSigned
John McAllion27/06/1994Dundee EastSigned
Thomas McAvoy27/06/1994Glasgow, RutherglenSigned
Alan Milburn27/06/1994DarlingtonSigned
Andrew Miller27/06/1994Ellesmere Port & NestonSigned
Rhodri Morgan27/06/1994Cardiff WestSigned
Chris Mullin27/06/1994Sunderland SouthSigned
Paul Murphy27/06/1994TorfaenSigned
Edward O'Hara27/06/1994Knowsley SouthSigned
James Callaghan27/06/1994Heywood & MiddletonSigned
Anne Campbell27/06/1994CambridgeSigned
Alex Carlile27/06/1994MontgomerySigned
Frank Cook27/06/1994Stockton NorthSigned
Jeremy Corbyn27/06/1994Islington NorthSigned
Denzil Davies27/06/1994LlanelliSigned
Terry Davis27/06/1994Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Paul Flynn27/06/1994Newport WestSigned
George Foulkes27/06/1994Carrick, Cumnock and Doon ValleySigned
Nick Ainger27/06/1994PembrokeSigned
John Gunnell27/06/1994Leeds South and MorleySigned
Peter Hain27/06/1994NeathSigned
Mike Hall27/06/1994Warrington SouthSigned
Donald Anderson27/06/1994Swansea EastSigned
Harry Barnes27/06/1994North East DerbyshireSigned
Kevin Barron27/06/1994Rother ValleySigned
Stephen Timms27/06/1994Newham North EastSigned
Gareth Wardell27/06/1994GowerSigned
Robert Wareing27/06/1994Liverpool, West DerbySigned
Alan Wynne Williams27/06/1994CarmarthenSigned
David Winnick27/06/1994Walsall NorthSigned
Bridget Prentice28/06/1994Lewisham EastSigned
Peter Hardy28/06/1994WentworthSigned
Eric Illsley28/06/1994Barnsley CentralSigned
Eddie Loyden28/06/1994Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Liz Lynne28/06/1994RochdaleSigned
Denis MacShane28/06/1994RotherhamSigned
Jean Corston28/06/1994Bristol EastSigned
John Cummings28/06/1994EasingtonSigned
John Evans28/06/1994St Helens NorthSigned
Hugh Bayley28/06/1994York, City ofSigned
Paddy Tipping28/06/1994SherwoodSigned
Dennis Turner28/06/1994Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Kevin Hughes29/06/1994Doncaster NorthSigned
Bill Michie29/06/1994Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Roland Boyes29/06/1994Houghton and WashingtonSigned
Keith Bradley29/06/1994Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Michael Clapham29/06/1994Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
David Clelland29/06/1994Tyne BridgeSigned
Andrew Faulds29/06/1994Warley EastSigned
Norman Godman29/06/1994Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Janet Anderson29/06/1994Rossendale & DarwenSigned
John Battle29/06/1994Leeds WestSigned
Peter Pike30/06/1994BurnleySigned
Gordon Prentice30/06/1994PendleSigned
Dawn Primarolo30/06/1994Bristol SouthSigned
Lynne Jones30/06/1994Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
Richard Burden30/06/1994Birmingham, NorthfieldSigned
Dale Campbell-Savours30/06/1994WorkingtonSigned
Win Griffiths30/06/1994BridgendSigned
Audrey Wise04/07/1994PrestonSigned
Ken Livingstone05/07/1994Brent EastSigned
Michael Connarty05/07/1994Falkirk EastSigned
Ian Davidson05/07/1994Glasgow, GovanSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie05/07/1994Glasgow, PollokSigned
Derek Enright05/07/1994HemsworthSigned
Mike Watson05/07/1994Glasgow CentralSigned
Brian Sedgemore06/07/1994Hackney South & ShoreditchSigned
Ieuan Wyn Jones06/07/1994Ynys MSigned
Tony Lloyd06/07/1994StretfordSigned
Ian McCartney06/07/1994MakerfieldSigned
Bryan Davies06/07/1994Oldham Central and RoytonSigned
Derek Fatchett06/07/1994Leeds CentralSigned
Irene Adams06/07/1994Paisley NorthSigned
Stuart Bell06/07/1994MiddlesbroughSigned
Barbara Roche12/07/1994Hornsey & Wood GreenSigned
Robert Litherland12/07/1994Manchester CentralSigned
Alistair Darling13/07/1994Edinburgh CentralSigned
Mike Gapes20/07/1994Ilford SouthSigned
John Heppell21/07/1994Nottingham EastSigned
Jim DowdUnknownWithdrawn
Nick HarveyUnknownWithdrawn
Alice MahonUnknownWithdrawn

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