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Monopoly Position Of News Product Wholesalers

EDM number 1259 in 1994-95, proposed by Keith Vaz on 15/06/1995.

That this House is deeply concerned by the recent dramatic increases in the costs of news material supplied by wholesalers to retail newsagents; is outraged that the abuse of the monopoly position held by news wholesalers is in grave danger of forcing many family-based newsagents out of business; and urges the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Corporate Affairs to sanction the Director General of Fair Trading to instruct the Monopolies and Mergers Commission to undertake a full inquiry into the practice of carriage charges.

This motion has been signed by a total of 52 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Keith Vaz15/06/1995Leicester EastProposed
Eric Illsley19/06/1995Barnsley CentralSigned
Bill Michie19/06/1995Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Harry Barnes19/06/1995North East DerbyshireSigned
Paddy Tipping19/06/1995SherwoodSigned
John McAllion20/06/1995Dundee EastSigned
Dennis Turner20/06/1995Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Hugh Bayley20/06/1995York, City ofSigned
Norman Godman20/06/1995Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Paul Flynn20/06/1995Newport WestSigned
Jim Dowd20/06/1995Lewisham WestSigned
Ian Davidson20/06/1995Glasgow, GovanSigned
Roland Boyes20/06/1995Houghton and WashingtonSigned
William McKelvey20/06/1995Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
Lynne Jones20/06/1995Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
Barry Jones20/06/1995Alyn & DeesideSigned
Robert Hughes20/06/1995Aberdeen NorthSigned
John Home Robertson20/06/1995East LothianSigned
John Spellar20/06/1995Warley WestSigned
Dennis Skinner20/06/1995BolsoverSigned
Ernie Ross20/06/1995Dundee WestSigned
Gordon Prentice20/06/1995PendleSigned
Bridget Prentice20/06/1995Lewisham EastSigned
Andrew Miller21/06/1995Ellesmere Port & NestonSigned
Mike Hall21/06/1995Warrington SouthSigned
John Gunnell21/06/1995Leeds South and MorleySigned
John Evans21/06/1995St Helens NorthSigned
Michael Clapham21/06/1995Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
James Callaghan21/06/1995Heywood & MiddletonSigned
Edward O'Hara21/06/1995Knowsley SouthSigned
Austin Mitchell21/06/1995Great GrimsbySigned
David Marshall21/06/1995Glasgow, ShettlestonSigned
Alice Mahon21/06/1995HalifaxSigned
Martin Smyth21/06/1995Belfast SouthSigned
Keith Bradley21/06/1995Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Colin Pickthall22/06/1995West LancashireSigned
Ken Livingstone22/06/1995Brent EastSigned
Bill Etherington22/06/1995Sunderland NorthSigned
Neil Gerrard26/06/1995WalthamstowSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe26/06/1995LeighSigned
Peter Pike26/06/1995BurnleySigned
Peter Hardy27/06/1995WentworthSigned
Nick Harvey27/06/1995North DevonSigned
Win Griffiths27/06/1995BridgendSigned
Jack Thompson27/06/1995WansbeckSigned
Jean Corston28/06/1995Bristol EastSigned
Michael Connarty29/06/1995Falkirk EastSigned
Tommy Graham29/06/1995Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Rachel Squire03/07/1995Dunfermline WestSigned
David Chidgey04/07/1995EastleighSigned
Martyn Jones06/07/1995Clwyd South WestSigned
Derek EnrightUnknownWithdrawn

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