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BBC "hitting Home" Initiative

EDM number 703 in 2002-03, proposed by Caroline Spelman on 10/02/2003.

That this House applauds the BBC for their Hitting Home initiative of a week of programmes on television and radio starting on 15th February dedicated to domestic violence; recognises the hard work that has gone into the creation of these programmes over the last year; notes that one in four women suffer from domestic violence; further recognises that two women and two children die every week from domestic violence; joins with the BBC in acknowledging that men are also victims of domestic violence; further joins with the BBC in noting that parents can also suffer violence at the hands of children; supports the BBC Hitting Home Helpline; and calls upon the Government to respond urgently to the issues raised by the Hitting Home initiative.

This motion has been signed by a total of 46 MPs.

Caroline Spelman10/02/2003MeridenConservativeProposed
Martin Smyth11/02/2003Belfast SouthUUPSigned
Lynne Jones11/02/2003Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Robert Key11/02/2003SalisburyConservativeSigned
Elfyn Llwyd11/02/2003Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
Tim Loughton11/02/2003East Worthing & ShorehamConservativeSigned
Ann Cryer11/02/2003KeighleyLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham11/02/2003Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Paul Flynn11/02/2003Newport WestLabourSigned
Simon Thomas11/02/2003CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Peter Luff12/02/2003Mid WorcestershireConservativeSigned
Harold Best12/02/2003Leeds North WestLabourSigned
Roy Beggs12/02/2003East AntrimUUPSigned
Win Griffiths12/02/2003BridgendLabourSigned
Huw Edwards12/02/2003MonmouthLabourSigned
Ian Davidson12/02/2003Glasgow, PollokLabour Co-operativeSigned
Tony Clarke12/02/2003Northampton SouthLabourSigned
Martin Caton12/02/2003GowerLabourSigned
Rob Marris12/02/2003Wolverhampton South WestLabourSigned
Ashok Kumar12/02/2003Middlesbrough South & East ClevelandLabourSigned
Syd Rapson12/02/2003Portsmouth NorthLabourSigned
Greg Pope12/02/2003HyndburnLabourSigned
Alice Mahon13/02/2003HalifaxLabourSigned
Paul Tyler13/02/2003North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Harry Barnes13/02/2003North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Jane Griffiths13/02/2003Reading EastLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn13/02/2003Islington NorthLabourSigned
Bob Spink13/02/2003Castle PointConservativeSigned
Andrew Dismore13/02/2003HendonLabourSigned
Julie Morgan24/02/2003Cardiff NorthLabourSigned
Mohammad Sarwar24/02/2003Glasgow, GovanLabourSigned
John McDonnell24/02/2003Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Rudi Vis24/02/2003Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
Betty Williams24/02/2003ConwyLabourSigned
Khalid Mahmood25/02/2003Birmingham, Perry BarrLabourSigned
Peter Duncan25/02/2003Galloway & Upper NithsdaleConservativeSigned
Gregory Campbell26/02/2003East LondonderryDUPSigned
John Cryer27/02/2003HornchurchLabourSigned
Janet Dean28/02/2003BurtonLabourSigned
Lady Hermon03/03/2003North DownUUPSigned
David Stewart03/03/2003Inverness East, Nairn and LochaberLabourSigned
Bill Etherington12/03/2003Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Alan Simpson20/03/2003Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Michael Connarty01/04/2003Falkirk EastLabourSigned
Vera Baird01/04/2003RedcarLabourSigned
Nigel Jones02/04/2003CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned

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