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TEACHING OF CREATIONISM

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1075A1: tabled on 23 April 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

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

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Alice Mahon on 25 March 2002. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

delete from 'lessons' to end and add 'or anywhere else in education.'.

Original motion text

That this House condemns the teaching of creationism in science lessons at Emmanuel CTC Gateshead; calls for an immediate re-inspection by Ofsted; notes that young earth creationism believes the earth is only thousands of years old and has no scientific basis; and therefore believes that it has no place in science lessons and that such theories have a place in religious education and nowhere else.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.