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EDM Tabled: 24th July, 2019

That this House calls on the Secretary of State for Transport to undertake a review of the Airports National Planning Statement which supports the construction of an additional runway at Heathrow Airport exercising powers outlined in the Planning Act (2008)...

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EDM Supported: July 15th, 2019

That this House expresses its grave concern at the Turkish state’s intensified aggression against the people and territory of northern Iraq/southern Kurdistan and military occupation of that region; condemns the use of Turkish warplanes to bomb and kill civilians in northern Iraq in violation of international law, human rights and the basic principles of sovereignty...

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EDM Supported: 15th July, 2019

That this House notes the ongoing issue that many families around the country face regarding the cost of school uniforms; further notes the findings of The Children’s Society study entitled The Wrong Blazer from 2018 which showed that one million children live in families across England who are getting into debt to meet the rising cost of school uniforms...

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EDM Tabled: 15th July, 2019

That this House expresses delight that at its peak 7.9 million people watched the final of the cricket World Cup on Channel 4 and Sky whilst coverage of the Women's Football World Cup Finals on BBC TV attracted audiences of over 11 million; considers that these events will have inspired a generation That this House expresses delight that at its peak 7.9 million people watched the final of the cricket World Cup on Channel 4 and Sky whilst coverage of the Women's Football World Cup Finals on BBC TV attracted audiences of over 11 million; considers that these events will have inspired a generation of girls and boys across the land; further considers that action should be taken now to ensure that future major world cups should be available to live to all...

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Oral Contribution: 15th July, 2019

... Given that it is a summers’ evening and we have hardly mentioned the great triumph in the cricket world cup yesterday, which was broadcast by “Test Match Special”, I want to find reasons to be cheerful, cherish the BBC and suggest some interventions to help not only the BBC but other public service broadcasters. I will refer to some ideas mentioned by other hon. Members. ...
 
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EDM Tabled: 4th July, 2019

That this House applauds the coverage of the Women's Football World Cup Finals on BBC TV which has attracted audiences of over 11 million and has inspired a generation of girls and boys across the land; believes that the finals should now be made a listed event just like the Men's Football World Cup Finals so that future tournaments will also be available to the whole nation young and old, rich and poor...

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