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ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY'S PARLIAMENTARY LINKS DAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 141: tabled on 18 June 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 34 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 congratulates The Royal Society of Chemistry on holding its Parliamentary Links Day at the House on Tuesday 24 June 1997 and on its continuing commitment to serve the public interest by seeking to improve the scientific understanding of honourable Members; notes that the Society's pioneering Parliamentary Link Scheme, which provides information and briefing on chemistry-related scientific subjects, is open to Right honourable and honourable Members on all sides of the House; further notes the extensive educational activity of the Society to promote high quality chemistry teaching and education at all levels from primary, through secondary to university education in the United Kingdom; applauds the initiative of the Society and the constructive role it plays in the technology foresight process; welcomes the crucial link between the core science of chemistry and the United Kingdom's scientific research base; notes that this year's Parliamentary Links Day will highlight exciting new developments of great potential benefit to health, the environment and the economy; and notes the central role that chemistry plays in wealth creation and the quality of life.

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.

Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1997
Midlothian
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Tooting
Fallon, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 18 June 1997
Sevenoaks
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Greenock and Inverclyde
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Barnsley Central
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 25 June 1997
Ynys Môn
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 1997
Cheltenham
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1997
Feltham and Heston
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 18 June 1997
Salisbury
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Ealing, Southall
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1997
Brent East
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 8 July 1997
Hayes and Harlington
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1997
Blaydon
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1997
Sheffield, Heeley
Moonie, Dr Lewis
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Kirkcaldy
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1997
Nuneaton
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Dundee West
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Huddersfield
Taylor, Mr John D.
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 1997
Solihull
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 23 June 1997
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 20 June 1997
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 23 June 1997
Macclesfield

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.