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Denis Skinner: Nature Of The Beast

EDM number 404 in 2017-19, proposed by Dan Carden on 16/10/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Broadcasting and Members of Parliament.

That this House commends the 2017 documentary film Dennis Skinner: Nature of the Beast written and directed by Liverpudlian Daniel Draper, and produced by Christie Allanson and Daniel Draper; notes the film's honest depiction of Dennis Skinner's lifelong contribution to socialism, trade unionism and Labour Party politics, his decency, his commitment to his class, local community and its people and his warm personal qualities and love of nature; welcomes the positive public and critical acclaim the film is receiving for both the substance and style of the production that took more than three years to complete with a budget of only £5,000 largely crowd-funded; and encourages as wide an audience as possible so that all those with an interest or involvement in political activism or parliamentary democracy learn the lessons of a life dedicated to working class struggle.

This motion has been signed by a total of 23 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Dan Carden16/10/2017Liverpool, WaltonLabourProposed
Laura Pidcock16/10/2017North West DurhamLabourSeconded
Hugh Gaffney16/10/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSeconded
Laura Smith16/10/2017Crewe and NantwichLabourSeconded
Jo Platt16/10/2017LeighLabour/Co-operativeSeconded
Alex Sobel16/10/2017Leeds North WestLabour/Co-operativeSeconded
Mike Hill16/10/2017HartlepoolLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins16/10/2017Luton NorthLabourSigned
Jim Shannon16/10/2017StrangfordDUPSigned
Ian Mearns16/10/2017GatesheadLabourSigned
Grahame Morris16/10/2017EasingtonLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham17/10/2017Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Marie Rimmer17/10/2017St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell18/10/2017Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Chris Stephens18/10/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Lloyd Russell-Moyle19/10/2017Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Mary Glindon19/10/2017North TynesideLabourSigned
Louise Ellman19/10/2017Liverpool, RiversideLabourSigned
George Howarth19/10/2017KnowsleyLabourSigned
Gordon Marsden20/10/2017Blackpool SouthLabourSigned
Stephen Hepburn23/10/2017JarrowLabourSigned
Jo Stevens23/10/2017Cardiff CentralLabourSigned
David Crausby01/11/2017Bolton North EastLabourSigned

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