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CHINESE NEW YEAR: YEAR OF THE ROOSTER

EDM (Early Day Motion) 660: tabled on 04 February 2005

Tabled in the 2004-05 session.

This motion has been signed by 83 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 notes that the Chinese community in the UK will be celebrating the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Rooster, on 9th February; takes this welcome opportunity to recognise the great contribution the Chinese community makes throughout the country, including in business, to the National Health Service, gastronomically and culturally; welcomes the work of the All Party Parliamentary Chinese in Britain Group, in bringing members of the Chinese community to the House for the first ever Chinese New Year Celebration in the House; and extends its best wishes to the UK's Chinese community for the forthcoming New Year.

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.

Blunt, Mr Crispin
Conservative
Signed on 4 April 2005
Reigate
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 9 February 2005
Worthing West
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2005
Regent's Park and Kensington North
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2005
Birmingham, Northfield
Burnside, David
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 8 February 2005
South Antrim
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 February 2005
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Gower
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 4 April 2005
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2005
Islington North
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Easington
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 February 2005
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 February 2005
Lagan Valley
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Monmouth
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2005
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2005
Lichfield
Field, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 4 February 2005
Cities of London and Westminster
Flight, Mr Howard
Conservative
Signed on 21 February 2005
Arundel and South Downs
Flook, Mr Adrian
Conservative
Signed on 9 February 2005
Taunton
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2005
Aberavon
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 2005
St Ives
Gill, Parmjit Singh
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2005
Leicester South
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 21 February 2005
Chesham and Amersham
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Bridgend
Hammond, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2005
Runnymede and Weybridge
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 February 2005
Portsmouth South
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 23 February 2005
North East Hertfordshire
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 23 March 2005
Wealden
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2005
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 24 February 2005
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Chorley
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 1 March 2005
Basingstoke
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2005
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2005
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2005
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2005
Cheltenham
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 22 February 2005
Epping Forest
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 1 March 2005
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 8 February 2005
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Maclean, David
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2005
Penrith and The Border
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Wolverhampton South West
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Hayes and Harlington
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 23 February 2005
Vale of York
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Kingston upon Hull North
Mercer, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 15 March 2005
Newark
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2005
Cardiff North
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 22 February 2005
Westbury
O'Brien, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 14 March 2005
Eddisbury
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Ynys Môn
Paice, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 8 March 2005
South East Cambridgeshire
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2005
Ilford North
Pickles, Mr Eric
Conservative
Signed on 5 April 2005
Brentwood and Ongar
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 9 February 2005
Uxbridge
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2005
Portsmouth North
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2005
Loughborough
Roe, Dame Marion
Conservative
Signed on 10 February 2005
Broxbourne
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 21 February 2005
Romford
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 24 February 2005
South West Bedfordshire
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2005
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2005
Bradford West
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 7 February 2005
Belfast South
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 21 February 2005
Meriden
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2005
Castle Point
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 22 February 2005
East Devon
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 10 February 2005
Rochford and Southend East
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 February 2005
Ceredigion
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 February 2005
Richmond Park
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Brighton, Kemptown
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2005
North Cornwall
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2005
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Liverpool, West Derby
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2005
Eastbourne
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2005
North East Milton Keynes
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2005
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.