United Christian Broadcasters
That this House notes the unanimous support of the Northern Ireland Assembly for the award of broadcasting radio licences to United Christian Broadcasters Ltd; welcomes the decision on 7th November 2000 of the European Court of Human Rights 'that there is no restriction on religious bodies applying for and being granted licences for local broadcasting'; is encouraged that the Minister responsible, the honourable Member for Rossendale and Darwen, has commended UCB as stated on 15th December 2000 that 'it is high time that UCB were allowed to apply for a national licence'; and deplores the decision of the Radio Authority on 26th April 2000 to refuse a local digital multiplex licence for this Northern Ireland Region to United Christian Broadcasters.
This motion has been signed by a total of 18 MPs.
|John D Taylor||17/01/2001||Strangford||UUP||Proposed|
|Martin Smyth||17/01/2001||Belfast South||UUP||Signed|
|Roy Beggs||17/01/2001||East Antrim||UUP||Signed|
|William Thompson||17/01/2001||West Tyrone||UUP||Signed|
|David Trimble||17/01/2001||Upper Bann||UUP||Signed|
|Jeremy Corbyn||18/01/2001||Islington North||Labour||Signed|
|Jeffrey M Donaldson||18/01/2001||Lagan Valley||UUP||Signed|
|Donald Anderson||22/01/2001||Swansea East||Labour||Signed|
|Mohammad Sarwar||24/01/2001||Glasgow, Govan||Labour||Signed|
|William Ross||24/01/2001||East Londonderry||UUP||Signed|
|Andrew George||25/01/2001||St Ives||Liberal Democrat||Signed|
|Colin Breed||26/01/2001||South East Cornwall||Liberal Democrat||Signed|
|Cecil Walker||30/01/2001||Belfast North||UUP||Signed|
|Harold Best||01/02/2001||Leeds North West||Labour||Signed|
|Steve Webb||01/02/2001||Northavon||Liberal Democrat||Signed|
|Jim Cunningham||08/02/2001||Coventry South||Labour||Signed|
Download raw data as csv or xml.