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Birmingham Post And Birmingham Mail

EDM number 2122 in 2008-09, proposed by Richard Burden on 21/10/2009.
Categorised under the topics of Employment and Press.

That this House expresses its opposition to Trinity Mirror's plans to reorganise the Birmingham Post and Birmingham Mail in a way that will cut over 80 jobs and leave Birmingham, a city of over a million people, without a live daily newspaper; notes that whilst the editors of the newspapers sought the views of their readers, Trinity Mirror has not sought the views of Birmingham's citizens nor their elected representatives in this House before making its decisions; and, whilst recognising the challenges that all regional newspapers face in a rapidly changing media environment, nevertheless calls on Trinity Mirror to meet hon. Members from the Post and Mail's readership area to discuss its plans and any alternatives considered, before taking action to implement these changes.

This motion has been signed by a total of 19 MPs.

Richard Burden21/10/2009Birmingham, NorthfieldLabourProposed
Gisela Stuart21/10/2009Birmingham, EdgbastonLabourSeconded
John Hemming21/10/2009Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSeconded
Lynne Jones21/10/2009Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSeconded
Roger Godsiff21/10/2009Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small HeathLabourSeconded
Stephen McCabe21/10/2009Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSeconded
Khalid Mahmood21/10/2009Birmingham, Perry BarrLabourSigned
Lorely Burt21/10/2009SolihullLiberal DemocratSigned
Peter Luff21/10/2009Mid WorcestershireConservativeSigned
Jacqui Smith21/10/2009RedditchLabourSigned
Clare Short21/10/2009Birmingham, LadywoodIndependent LabourSigned
Paul Flynn22/10/2009Newport WestLabourSigned
Alan Meale26/10/2009MansfieldLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn26/10/2009Islington NorthLabourSigned
Ann Cryer26/10/2009KeighleyLabourSigned
Brian Jenkins27/10/2009TamworthLabourSigned
John McDonnell27/10/2009Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Neil Gerrard27/10/2009WalthamstowLabourSigned
Adrian Bailey27/10/2009West Bromwich WestLabourSigned

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