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EDM347 DEBT: NOT IN FRONT OF THE CHILDREN CAMPAIGN16.06.2005

Flello, Robert



That this House is greatly concerned that specialist children's TV channels are screening advertisements from secured loan companies, which aim to persuade the generally less well-off to take out loans using `pester power' by the young people watching those channels; commends the Debt: Not in Front of the Children campaign by the consumer finance website moneysavingsexpert.com, which is calling for specialist TV channels to withdraw immediately those advertisements and supports its petition against such advertisements that have resulted in one in three children pressuring their parents by repeating slogans from TV loan advertisements, and one in 10 pestering their parents to take out such loans.

Signatures (53)

Flello, Robert
Waltho, Lynda
Farrelly, Paul
Jones, Kevan
Austin, Ian
Russell, Bob
Lepper, David
Llwyd, Elfyn
Corbyn, Jeremy
Dobbin, Jim
Efford, Clive
Bottomley, Peter
Taylor, David
Rogerson, Daniel
Spink, Bob
Jones, Lynne
Campbell, Gregory
Caton, Martin
Cook, Frank
Drew, David
Galloway, George
Weir, Mike
Price, Adam
Hermon, Sylvia
Holmes, Paul
Owen, Albert
Burden, Richard
Cable, Vincent
Dismore, Andrew
Dodds, Nigel
Fisher, Mark
Francis, Hywel
Hancock, Mike
Atkins, Charlotte
Baird, Vera
Walley, Joan
Willis, Phil
Singh, Marsha
Brooke, Annette
Stoate, Howard
Wright, Iain
Swinson, Jo
Pugh, John
Sanders, Adrian
Jenkins, Brian
Dean, Janet
Simon, Sion
Vis, Rudi
Simpson, Alan
Hemming, John
McDonnell, John
Cryer, Ann
Williams, Betty