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Epilepsy And Screen-Based Electronic Games

EDM number 61 in 2007-08, proposed by John Penrose on 06/11/2007.
Categorised under the topics of Diseases and Information technology.

That this House recognises that photosensitive epileptic seizures can be triggered by screen-based electronic games; notes with concern that there is no legal duty on computer game publishers to test their products before publication to make sure they do not trigger a seizure; further notes with concern that there is no legal requirement for computer game publishers to offer warnings that their products could trigger a seizure; and calls upon the Government to consider making it a legal requirement for computer game publishers to test their products before publication and to remove scenes that could potentially trigger a photosensitive epileptic seizure.

This motion has been signed by a total of 38 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
John Penrose06/11/2007Weston-Super-MareConservativeProposed
Maria Miller06/11/2007BasingstokeConservativeSeconded
Tim Loughton06/11/2007East Worthing and ShorehamConservativeSeconded
Peter Bottomley07/11/2007Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Andrew George07/11/2007St IvesLiberal DemocratSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins07/11/2007Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Tom Brake08/11/2007Carshalton and WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Clive Efford08/11/2007ElthamLabourSigned
Rudi Vis08/11/2007Finchley and Golders GreenLabourSigned
Chris McCafferty12/11/2007Calder ValleyLabourSigned
Betty Williams12/11/2007ConwyLabourSigned
Derek Conway13/11/2007Old Bexley & SidcupConservativeSigned
Mark Durkan13/11/2007FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Michael Jabez Foster13/11/2007Hastings and RyeLabourSigned
Mike Hancock13/11/2007Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Michael Penning14/11/2007Hemel HempsteadConservativeSigned
Phil Willis14/11/2007Harrogate and KnaresboroughLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Flynn14/11/2007Newport WestLabourSigned
Martin Caton14/11/2007GowerLabourSigned
Malcolm Moss14/11/2007North East CambridgeshireConservativeSigned
William McCrea14/11/2007South AntrimDUPSigned
Janet Dean14/11/2007BurtonLabourSigned
Alan Simpson15/11/2007Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Stephen Williams15/11/2007Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Ann Cryer19/11/2007KeighleyLabourSigned
John Austin19/11/2007Erith and ThamesmeadLabourSigned
John Horam20/11/2007OrpingtonConservativeSigned
Lynne Jones21/11/2007Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
John Leech21/11/2007Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
John McDonnell21/11/2007Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Julian Lewis21/11/2007New Forest EastConservativeSigned
Brian Jenkins21/11/2007TamworthLabourSigned
Bill Etherington22/11/2007Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Nigel Dodds28/11/2007Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Nick Harvey03/12/2007North DevonLiberal DemocratSigned
Ian Gibson03/12/2007Norwich NorthLabourSigned
Robert Wareing04/12/2007Liverpool, West DerbyIndependentSigned
Vincent Cable07/01/2008TwickenhamLiberal DemocratSigned

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