House of Commons
As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.
ANNIVERSARY OF BIRTH OF JAMES CLERK MAXWELL
EDM #2048
Tabled 27 April 2006
2005-06 Session
That this House notes the 175th anniversary of the birth in Edinburgh on 13th June 1831 of the great Scottish scientist James Clerk Maxwell; notes that by discovering the nature of electromagnetic waves he paved the way for radio, television, radar and the mobile telephone; acknowledges the tributes paid to him by Max Planck who described his theory as `one of the greatest triumphs of human intellectual endeavour' and Einstein who said `One scientific epoch ended and another began with James Clerk Maxwell'; congratulates the James Clerk Maxwell Foundation on preserving his birthplace in Edinburgh and promoting the study of science by young people; further notes the programme of events to honour Maxwell in this anniversary year; and encourages all who wish to learn more to visit the website at www.maxwellyear2006.org.

Signatures (109)

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.
Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
17 May 2006
Alexander, Danny
Liberal Democrat
21 June 2006
Austin, John
Labour
03 May 2006
Banks, Gordon
Labour
10 May 2006
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
05 June 2006
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
08 May 2006
Blackman-Woods, Dr Roberta
Labour
28 June 2006
Blunt, Mr Crispin
Conservative
19 June 2006
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
10 May 2006
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
22 June 2006
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
04 May 2006
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
03 May 2006
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
03 May 2006
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
15 May 2006
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
28 June 2006
Conway, Derek
Conservative
03 May 2006
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
18 May 2006
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
02 May 2006
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
15 May 2006
Devine, Jim
Labour
03 May 2006
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
02 May 2006
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
24 May 2006
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
12 May 2006
Drew, Mr David
Labour
04 May 2006
Duddridge, James
Conservative
11 July 2006
Duncan, Mr Alan
Conservative
19 June 2006
Etherington, Bill
Labour
11 May 2006
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
02 May 2006
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
12 May 2006
Field, Mr Mark
Conservative
03 May 2006
Flello, Mr Robert
Labour
07 June 2006
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
15 May 2006
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
03 May 2006
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
05 June 2006
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
12 May 2006
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
18 May 2006
Gove, Michael
Conservative
08 May 2006
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
25 May 2006
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
10 May 2006
Hands, Mr Greg
Conservative
27 June 2006
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
12 July 2006
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
26 June 2006
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
12 May 2006
Henderson, Mr Doug
Labour
16 May 2006
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
19 June 2006
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
22 May 2006
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
08 May 2006
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
04 May 2006
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
12 May 2006
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
23 May 2006
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
10 May 2006
Jenkin, Mr Bernard
Conservative
23 May 2006
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
25 May 2006
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
17 May 2006
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
11 May 2006
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
15 May 2006
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
28 June 2006
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
09 May 2006
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
03 May 2006
Luff, Peter
Conservative
29 June 2006
MacDougall, Mr John
Labour
16 May 2006
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
03 May 2006
Main, Anne
Conservative
27 June 2006
Marris, Rob
Labour
10 May 2006
McCarthy-Fry, Sarah
Labour
24 May 2006
McDonnell, John
Labour
06 November 2006
McGovern, Mr Jim
Labour
04 May 2006
McKechin, Ann
Labour
11 May 2006
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
13 June 2006
Morgan, Julie
Labour
18 May 2006
Mundell, David
Conservative
03 May 2006
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
06 June 2006
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
26 June 2006
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
28 June 2006
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
03 May 2006
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
11 May 2006
Rifkind, Sir Malcolm
Conservative
04 May 2006
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
11 May 2006
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
03 May 2006
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
26 June 2006
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
18 May 2006
Shepherd, Mr Richard
Conservative
17 May 2006
Short, Clare
Labour
17 May 2006
Simpson, Alan
Labour
04 May 2006
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
15 May 2006
Spellar, Mr John
Labour
23 May 2006
Stewart, Ian
Labour
17 May 2006
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
17 May 2006
Stringer, Graham
Labour
02 May 2006
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
27 June 2006
Taylor, David
Labour
03 May 2006
Taylor, Dr Richard
Independent
23 May 2006
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
16 June 2006
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
23 May 2006
Vaz, Keith
Labour
03 May 2006
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
10 May 2006
Walley, Joan
Labour
23 May 2006
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
11 May 2006
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
14 June 2006
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
08 May 2006
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
09 May 2006
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
03 May 2006
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.