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Mis-Statement By The Sunday Times

EDM number 506 in 1994-95, proposed by Robin Corbett on 30/01/1995.

That this House condemns the editor of The Sunday Times for declining to publish a letter from Councillor Theresa Stewart, Leader of Birmingham City Council, refuting claims that the council has mis-spent public money and citing the comments on the district auditor that this was 'a proper part of the democratic process'; notes that, despite claims by The Sunday Times on 22nd January, the council employs no female liaison officers, that the budget for the women's festival for 1994 was ú35,600 and not ú100,000, reducing to ú25,660 this year, and that no workshops for lesbians with disabilities are or have been held; and calls upon the editor to show a higher standard of integrity and regard for the facts in reporting the affairs of Birmingham City Council and other local authorities.

This motion has been signed by a total of 47 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Robin Corbett30/01/1995Birmingham, ErdingtonProposed
Roger Godsiff30/01/1995Birmingham Small HeathSigned
Terry Davis30/01/1995Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Richard Burden30/01/1995Birmingham, NorthfieldSigned
Estelle Morris30/01/1995Birmingham, YardleySigned
Lynne Jones30/01/1995Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
Clare Short30/01/1995Birmingham, LadywoodSigned
Jeff Rooker30/01/1995Birmingham, Perry BarrSigned
Tony Banks31/01/1995Newham North WestSigned
John Gunnell31/01/1995Leeds South and MorleySigned
Tommy Graham31/01/1995Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Norman Godman31/01/1995Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Jim Dowd31/01/1995Lewisham WestSigned
Eric Clarke31/01/1995MidlothianSigned
Bill Michie31/01/1995Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Alan Meale31/01/1995MansfieldSigned
William McKelvey31/01/1995Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
John McAllion31/01/1995Dundee EastSigned
Ernie Ross31/01/1995Dundee WestSigned
Bridget Prentice31/01/1995Lewisham EastSigned
Harry Barnes01/02/1995North East DerbyshireSigned
Mike Hall01/02/1995Warrington SouthSigned
John Evans01/02/1995St Helens NorthSigned
Michael Clapham01/02/1995Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Glenda Jackson01/02/1995Hampstead & HighgateSigned
Eric Illsley01/02/1995Barnsley CentralSigned
Jeremy Corbyn02/02/1995Islington NorthSigned
Malcolm Chisholm02/02/1995Edinburgh LeithSigned
Roland Boyes02/02/1995Houghton and WashingtonSigned
Chris Mullin02/02/1995Sunderland SouthSigned
Alan Simpson02/02/1995Nottingham SouthSigned
Gordon Prentice02/02/1995PendleSigned
John Battle03/02/1995Leeds WestSigned
John Cummings06/02/1995EasingtonSigned
Ian McCartney06/02/1995MakerfieldSigned
Ken Livingstone06/02/1995Brent EastSigned
Martin Redmond07/02/1995Don ValleySigned
Clive Soley07/02/1995HammersmithSigned
Peter Hardy07/02/1995WentworthSigned
Eddie Loyden07/02/1995Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Jean Corston08/02/1995Bristol EastSigned
Jack Thompson09/02/1995WansbeckSigned
Rachel Squire09/02/1995Dunfermline WestSigned
Martyn Jones16/02/1995Clwyd South WestSigned
Mike Gapes21/02/1995Ilford SouthSigned
Audrey Wise23/02/1995PrestonSigned
Derek EnrightUnknownWithdrawn

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