Early day motion 1798

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FUTURE OF THE SIDE GALLERY IN NEWCASTLE

That this House calls on Arts Council England to review its decision to cut funding for the Side Gallery in Newcastle; recognises the unique work of the Side Gallery as the only gallery in the country dedicated to humanist documentary photography; congratulates the strong egalitarian governance of the gallery as part of the Amber collective that has built one of the North East's most significant cultural legacies in the last 50 years; expresses concern that the decision to cut funding may be based on the Arts Council's prejudice against the Side Gallery's egalitarian collective governance; and believes the decision to cut funding for the truly unique Side gallery will do great damage to art and culture in the North East.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Blenkinsop, Tom Labour Party Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland 12.05.2011
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 18.05.2011
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 12.05.2011
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 16.05.2011
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 11.05.2011
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 17.05.2011
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 11.05.2011
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 13.05.2011
Jones, Kevan Labour Party North Durham 12.05.2011
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 11.05.2011
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Manchester Central 12.05.2011
McKinnell, Catherine Labour Party Newcastle upon Tyne North 11.05.2011
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 12.05.2011
Mearns, Ian Labour Party Gateshead 11.05.2011
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 11.05.2011