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EINSTEIN YEAR 2005

EDM (Early Day Motion) 662: tabled on 04 February 2005

Tabled in the 2004-05 session.

This motion has been signed by 58 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 events and activities being organised across the UK and Ireland as part of Einstein Year 2005 which aims to enthuse young people about physics and highlight the contribution of contemporary physics to society; notes that Einstein Year is the UK and Ireland's contribution to the celebrations of World Year of Physics; congratulates the Institute for Physics for co-ordinating these events, including the Postcards from Titan public discussions organised by Cafe Scientifique in Leicester; further notes that 2005 marks the centenary of the three papers by Albert Einstein who, at the age of only 26, revolutionised humankind's understanding of physics; and encourages as many schools, clubs societies and museums as possible to get involved by visiting the Einstein year 2005 website at www.einsteinyear.org.

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.

Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 9 February 2005
Worthing West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 February 2005
South East Cornwall
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2005
Birmingham, Northfield
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 2005
Twickenham
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2005
Cambridge
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Gower
Clark, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2005
Peterborough
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2005
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2005
Keighley
Davies, Denzil
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Llanelli
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Hendon
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 February 2005
Belfast North
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2005
Guildford
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Monmouth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2005
Sunderland North
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 2005
St Ives
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Norwich North
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 February 2005
Portsmouth South
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
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2005
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2005
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2005
Hampstead and Highgate
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
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 February 2005
Hereford
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Edinburgh North and Leith
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Wolverhampton South West
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Dumbarton
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Kingston upon Hull North
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2005
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2005
Cardiff North
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 8 February 2005
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2005
Portsmouth North
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2005
Loughborough
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2005
Nottingham South
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 7 February 2005
Belfast South
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2005
Castle Point
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2005
Manchester, Blackley
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 February 2005
Hazel Grove
Taylor, Mr John D.
Conservative
Signed on 8 February 2005
Solihull
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 February 2005
Richmond Park
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2005
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Finchley and Golders Green
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2005
North East Milton Keynes
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2005
Conwy
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 February 2005
Brecon and Radnorshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.