Posts tagged ‘EDM’

EDM of the week calls for an end to printed EDMs

An Early Day Motion has been tabled calling for an end to their publication in physical form.


Continue Reading July 17, 2009 at 6:27 pm Leave a comment

MPs demand statement on Equitable Life before summer break

The Leader of the House of Commons has said that that there will be a written ministerial statement about Equitable Life before MPs go on their summer break next week.

Continue Reading July 16, 2009 at 4:31 pm Leave a comment

EDM of the week: BBC South East sacks “hugely popular” news presenters

Three MPs have signed an Early Day Motion complaining about the removal of two “hugely popular” local news presenters.

Continue Reading July 11, 2009 at 12:45 am 1 comment

Speaker lifts ban on cub scouts in Westminster Hall

The Speaker of the House of Commons has given permission for a group of cub scouts to lobby MPs in Westminster Hall.

Continue Reading July 8, 2009 at 5:01 pm Leave a comment

EDM calls for end to ban on cub scouts lobbying in Westminster Hall

MPs from all the main parties have backed an Early Day Motion condeming the House authorities from banning a group of cub scouts from lobbying at the Palace of Westminster.

Continue Reading July 7, 2009 at 4:55 pm Leave a comment

Government rejects Charles Kennedy’s carbon emissions bill

The Industrial Carbon Emissions (Targets) Bill, proposed by former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy, had its second reading in the Commons on Friday, to widespread support across the House.

Continue Reading July 7, 2009 at 2:27 pm Leave a comment

MPs show little enthusiasm for Keith Vaz’s tribute to Michael Jackson

Early Day Motions are a way for MPs to show they care. Some popular EDMs can boast hundreds of signatures.

Continue Reading July 3, 2009 at 2:54 pm 5 comments

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