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RECTORSHIP OF EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 627: tabled on 10 March 1997

Tabled in the 1996-97 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the election of John Colquhoun, the Labour nominee, as Lord Rector of Edinburgh University by an overwhelming majority; notes that he is the first professional footballer to be elected as Rector of a Scottish university; believes that he will apply his long-standing Labour and trade union commitment to good effect on behalf of students and staff; congratulates him on making university access for youngsters of all social backgrounds his first priority; and wishes him well in his new position.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.