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SCIENCE AND THE GENERAL ELECTION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 326: tabled on 12 February 2001

Tabled in the 2000-01 session.

This motion has been signed by 72 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 recognises the vital role that science and engineering play in the United Kingdom and applauds the initiative taken by scientific and engineering organisations led by the Royal Society of Chemistry in promoting Science and the General Election in the Houses of Parliament on 14th February; notes that this event is supported by the Royal Society, the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Science Council, the Engineering Council, the Institute of Physics, the Institute of Biology and Save British Science, as well as many other organisations; notes that the event seeks to highlight the enormous contribution that science and engineering make to vital areas of national life; notes the Charter for Science and Engineering which highlights some of the important issues with which the next Parliament and the next Government will have to deal; and hopes that these issues are widely discussed and publicly debated in the period leading up to the next general election.

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.

Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2001
Chesterfield
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2001
Dumfries
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 February 2001
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2001
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2001
Gower
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 2001
Eastleigh
Clark, Dr David
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2001
South Shields
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2001
Midlothian
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2001
Northampton South
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2001
Falkirk East
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
Stockton North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 March 2001
Weston-Super-Mare
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 April 2001
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2001
Keighley
Cunningham, Dr Jack
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2001
Copeland
Davies, Denzil
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2001
Llanelli
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 February 2001
Heywood and Middleton
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 7 March 2001
Lagan Valley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2001
Stroud
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2001
Sunderland North
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2001
Stevenage
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2001
Bath
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2001
Glasgow, Maryhill
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2001
Glasgow, Kelvin
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2001
Norwich North
Gorman, Mrs Teresa
Conservative
Signed on 13 March 2001
Billericay
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 15 February 2001
Bridgend
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2001
Morley and Rothwell
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 February 2001
Portsmouth South
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 May 2001
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2001
Bolton South East
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2001
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2001
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 February 2001
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 February 2001
Hereford
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2001
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Livsey, Mr Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 February 2001
Brecon and Radnorshire
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2001
Halifax
Marsden, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2001
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2001
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2001
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2001
Dumbarton
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 15 February 2001
Kingston upon Hull North
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2001
Sheffield, Heeley
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 March 2001
Argyll and Bute
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 15 February 2001
Cardiff North
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2001
Bristol North West
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Ochil
Quinn, Lawrie
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2001
Scarborough and Whitby
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2001
Newbury
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
Glasgow, Anniesland
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2001
Vale of Clwyd
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 15 February 2001
Nottingham South
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 14 February 2001
Belfast South
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2001
Wellingborough
Taylor, Mr John D.
Conservative
Signed on 14 February 2001
Solihull
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 February 2001
Ceredigion
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2001
Hemsworth
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2001
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2001
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2001
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2001
Conwy
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 13 February 2001
Macclesfield
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2001
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.