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ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY'S PARLIAMENTARY LINKS DAY (No. 2)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2437: tabled on 22 June 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 66 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 congratulates the Royal Society of Chemistry on holding its Parliamentary Links Day at the House on Tuesday 27th June on the theme of Science and Globalisation; welcomes the Society's continuing commitment to serve the public interest by improving the access of all hon. Members to scientific information and a better understanding of science; notes that the Keynote Address is being given by the Foreign Secretary, the right hon. Margaret Beckett; further notes that other speakers include Dr Simon Campbell CBE from the Royal Society of Chemistry, Dr Robert Kirby-Harris from the Institute of Physics, Professor Alan Malcolm from the Institute of Biology, Dame Julia Higgins FRS from the Royal Society, and Professor Peter Saraga from the Royal Academy of Engineering; further notes the contributions of Mr Jason Hahn from the United States Embassy and Mr Zhiyong Jin from the Embassy of the People's Republic of China; further notes the participation of the hon. Member for Harrogate, as Chair of the Select Committee on Science & Technology, and Sir David King, Government Chief Scientific Adviser; further notes that Parliamentary Links Day is now an established and respected event on the annual parliamentary calendar; further notes that the Royal Society of Chemistry's pioneering Parliamentary Link Scheme, which pairs scientists with hon. Members, is open to right hon. and hon. Members on all sides of the House; and welcomes the continuing contribution that Parliamentary Links Day makes to strengthening the dialogue between Parliament and the science and engineering community.

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.

Barron, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2006
Rother Valley
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2006
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 26 June 2006
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 June 2006
Carshalton and Wallington
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 June 2006
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Butler, Ms Dawn
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2006
Brent South
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 July 2006
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2006
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2006
Gower
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 28 June 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 6 July 2006
Keighley
Davies, Philip
Conservative
Signed on 27 June 2006
Shipley
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2006
Livingston
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2006
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2006
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2006
Stroud
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 6 July 2006
Sunderland North
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 June 2006
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2006
Walthamstow
Goodman, Helen
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2006
Bishop Auckland
Goodwill, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 27 June 2006
Scarborough and Whitby
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 July 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2006
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2006
Chorley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 June 2006
Cheadle
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2006
Hampstead and Highgate
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2006
North Durham
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2006
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 29 June 2006
Salisbury
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2006
North Norfolk
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 July 2006
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2006
Brighton, Pavilion
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 June 2006
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Mallaber, Judy
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2006
Amber Valley
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Wolverhampton South West
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2006
Carlisle
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 29 June 2006
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2006
Hayes and Harlington
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2006
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Crawley
Moon, Mrs Madeleine
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2006
Bridgend
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Hyndburn
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 June 2006
Dunfermline and West Fife
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 June 2006
Strangford
Rooney, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2006
Bradford North
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 July 2006
Rochdale
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2006
Lewisham, Deptford
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2006
Nottingham South
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 26 June 2006
Castle Point
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2006
North West Leicestershire
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 6 July 2006
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2006
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 June 2006
Ceredigion
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 June 2006
Brecon and Radnorshire
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2006
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 27 June 2006
Congleton

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.