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National Bingo Week

EDM number 427 in 1994-95, proposed by Tony Banks on 19/01/1995.

That this House congratulates the Bingo Association and bingo players on the success of the first National Bingo Week in October; notes that it raised over ú350,000 for local as well as national charities as diverse as Guide Dogs for the Blind, Breakthrough in Breast Cancer and St. Ann's Hospice, Little Hulton; notes that the week's activities, which included the presentation of the National Bingo Caller award, 'Hunt the Hedgehog' competitions in Nottingham and the plunging of numerous bingo club staff into 'gunge tanks' in London contributed to over 350 charities; appreciates the real value of such community-based fundraising as well as the indirect support for good causes represented by the purchase of a National Lottery ticket; commends the bingo industry's admirable record in supporting charities over the last five years by raising ú1,411,775; and urges it to maintain its efforts to help good causes alongside the National Lottery.

This motion has been signed by a total of 48 MPs.

Tony Banks19/01/1995Newham North WestProposed
John Cummings19/01/1995EasingtonSigned
James Wray19/01/1995Glasgow ProvanSigned
John Gunnell19/01/1995Leeds South and MorleySigned
Irene Adams19/01/1995Paisley NorthSigned
Tommy Graham19/01/1995Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Neil Gerrard19/01/1995WalthamstowSigned
Bill Etherington19/01/1995Sunderland NorthSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie19/01/1995Glasgow, PollokSigned
Ann Coffey19/01/1995StockportSigned
Eric Clarke19/01/1995MidlothianSigned
Michael Clapham19/01/1995Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Ronnie Campbell19/01/1995Blyth ValleySigned
Alan Meale19/01/1995MansfieldSigned
William McKelvey19/01/1995Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
John McAllion19/01/1995Dundee EastSigned
Kevin Hughes19/01/1995Doncaster NorthSigned
John Heppell19/01/1995Nottingham EastSigned
Martin Redmond19/01/1995Don ValleySigned
Terry Patchett19/01/1995Barnsley EastSigned
Harry Barnes20/01/1995North East DerbyshireSigned
Paddy Tipping20/01/1995SherwoodSigned
Norman Godman23/01/1995Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Gerry Sutcliffe23/01/1995Bradford SouthSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe23/01/1995LeighSigned
Jim Dowd23/01/1995Lewisham WestSigned
Ernie Ross24/01/1995Dundee WestSigned
Kim Howells24/01/1995PontypriddSigned
Keith Bradley24/01/1995Manchester, WithingtonSigned
John Evans24/01/1995St Helens NorthSigned
Janet Anderson24/01/1995Rossendale & DarwenSigned
Gerry Steinberg24/01/1995Durham, City ofSigned
Dennis Turner24/01/1995Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Paul Flynn25/01/1995Newport WestSigned
Jack Thompson25/01/1995WansbeckSigned
Mike Hall25/01/1995Warrington SouthSigned
Win Griffiths25/01/1995BridgendSigned
Ian Davidson25/01/1995Glasgow, GovanSigned
Eric Illsley25/01/1995Barnsley CentralSigned
George Howarth25/01/1995Knowsley NorthSigned
David Clelland01/02/1995Tyne BridgeSigned
Jimmy Hood02/02/1995ClydesdaleSigned
Roland Boyes02/02/1995Houghton and WashingtonSigned
Ken Livingstone06/02/1995Brent EastSigned
George Galloway09/02/1995Glasgow HillheadSigned
Tony Lloyd10/02/1995StretfordSigned
Martyn Jones16/02/1995Clwyd South WestSigned
Nigel Jones23/02/1995CheltenhamSigned

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