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Control Of Violent Video Games Classification System

EDM number 329 in 2004-05, proposed by Keith Vaz on 07/12/2004.

That this House condemns the recent rise in violent video games; further condemns the recent launch of JFK Reloaded, which allows players to simulate the shooting of former American President John F Kennedy; notes that the game can be easily downloaded from the internet without any control measures and be played by children younger than the recommended age limit; welcomes the Prime Minister's call for an independent study of the research in this field, parental education about the rating system, and better instructive labelling on games; and calls on the Government to urge the British Board of Film Classification to take a much more cautious approach and review all video games rather than leave it to the industry to regulate itself.

This motion has been signed by a total of 45 MPs.

Keith Vaz07/12/2004Leicester EastLabourProposed
Bob Russell07/12/2004ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Jeff Ennis08/12/2004Barnsley East & MexboroughLabourSigned
Harry Barnes08/12/2004North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Andrew George08/12/2004St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Dismore08/12/2004HendonLabourSigned
Ann Cryer08/12/2004KeighleyLabourSigned
Martin Caton08/12/2004GowerLabourSigned
Albert Owen08/12/2004Ynys MLabourSigned
Martin Smyth08/12/2004Belfast SouthUUPSigned
Andy Reed08/12/2004LoughboroughLabour Co-operativeSigned
Paul Tyler09/12/2004North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
David Taylor09/12/2004North West LeicestershireLabour Co-operativeSigned
Tony Banks09/12/2004West HamLabourSigned
Win Griffiths09/12/2004BridgendLabourSigned
David Drew09/12/2004StroudLabour Co-operativeSigned
Wayne David09/12/2004CaerphillyLabourSigned
Anne Campbell09/12/2004CambridgeLabourSigned
Rob Marris09/12/2004Wolverhampton South WestLabourSigned
Lindsay Hoyle09/12/2004ChorleyLabourSigned
Lady Hermon09/12/2004North DownUUPSigned
Syd Rapson09/12/2004Portsmouth NorthLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn09/12/2004Islington NorthLabourSigned
Alan Simpson13/12/2004Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Marsha Singh13/12/2004Bradford WestLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins13/12/2004Luton NorthLabourSigned
John McDonnell13/12/2004Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Janet Dean13/12/2004BurtonLabourSigned
Rudi Vis13/12/2004Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
Betty Williams13/12/2004ConwyLabourSigned
Roy Beggs14/12/2004East AntrimUUPSigned
Jenny Tonge14/12/2004Richmond ParkLiberal DemocratSigned
Lynne Jones14/12/2004Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Nigel Jones15/12/2004CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Terry Lewis15/12/2004WorsleyLabourSigned
Gregory Campbell15/12/2004East LondonderryDUPSigned
Ronnie Campbell15/12/2004Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
David Lepper16/12/2004Brighton, PavilionLabour Co-operativeSigned
David Crausby16/12/2004Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Andrew Stunell20/12/2004Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned
Mohammad Sarwar21/12/2004Glasgow, GovanLabourSigned
Alan Meale10/01/2005MansfieldLabourSigned
David Clelland13/01/2005Tyne BridgeLabourSigned
Paul Marsden17/01/2005Shrewsbury & AtchamLiberal DemocratSigned
Bill Etherington18/01/2005Sunderland NorthLabourSigned

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