Early day motion 1184

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PEOPLE LIKE US

That this House congratulates and agrees with the thousands of residents of Harpurhey in North Manchester who have signed a petition condemning the series People Like Us made by Dragonfly Film and Television Productions Ltd for BBC3, as presenting a distorted and unbalanced view of life in Harpurhey which has damaged the image and economic prospects of the area; notes that participants in the series have accused Dragonfly of unethical behaviour by plying young women with drink and then asking them to perform to their cameras; and calls on the BBC not to waste licence fee payers' money on a second series.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Coffey, Ann Labour Party Stockport 18.03.2013
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 19.03.2013
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 18.03.2013
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 25.03.2013
Goggins, Paul Labour Party Wythenshawe and Sale East 26.03.2013
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 19.03.2013
Powell, Lucy Labour Party Manchester Central 14.03.2013
Stringer, Graham Labour Party Blackley and Broughton 14.03.2013