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EUROPEAN GEOPARK WEEK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2148: tabled on 11 May 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 40 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 this summer's European Geopark Week; supports its aim to raise awareness of Europe's common geological history; recognises the fundamental influence of geodiversity upon biodiversity and on natural and cultural heritage and its importance in providing an integrated approach to nature conservation; further recognises the role that the Abberley and Malvern Hills Geopark, and every other geopark, plays in the promotion, preservation and enhancement of biodiversity for generations to come; and calls upon the Government to join in the celebrations of European Geopark Week across 13 European countries between 28th May and 4th June.

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.

Barlow, Ms Celia
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2006
Hove
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 12 May 2006
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 June 2006
Carshalton and Wallington
Brokenshire, James
Conservative
Signed on 18 May 2006
Hornchurch
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 May 2006
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2006
Twickenham
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2006
Gower
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2006
Keighley
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2006
Livingston
Duddridge, James
Conservative
Signed on 6 June 2006
Rochford and Southend East
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 5 June 2006
Sunderland North
Gauke, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 11 May 2006
South West Hertfordshire
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2006
St Ives
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 May 2006
Falmouth and Camborne
Goodman, Mr Paul
Conservative
Signed on 25 May 2006
Wycombe
Griffith, Nia
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2006
Llanelli
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2006
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 May 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2006
Luton North
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 25 May 2006
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2006
Birmingham, Selly Oak
MacDougall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2006
Glenrothes
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2006
Wolverhampton South West
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 22 May 2006
Belfast South
Newmark, Mr Brooks
Conservative
Signed on 11 May 2006
Braintree
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 15 May 2006
Hemel Hempstead
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2006
Nottingham South
Spicer, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 17 May 2006
West Worcestershire
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2006
Hazel Grove
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2006
Leicester East
Villiers, Mrs Theresa
Conservative
Signed on 11 May 2006
Chipping Barnet
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2006
Finchley and Golders Green
Wright, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2006
Hartlepool

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.