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AWARD OF HONORARY DEGREE TO AMITABH BACHCHAN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2595: tabled on 18 July 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 77 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 Amitabh Bachchan on being awarded an honorary degree from De Montfort University, Leicester; notes his towering contribution to Indian cinema having received 10 Filmfare awards and being named BBC Star of the Millennium; recognises his work as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF and as a former member of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian Parliament; and hopes that the award will continue to strengthen ties between the UK and India.

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
Signed on 24 July 2006
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Bailey, Mr Adrian
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
West Bromwich West
Blackman-Woods, Dr Roberta
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
City of Durham
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2006
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 19 July 2006
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 July 2006
Carshalton and Wallington
Brown, Lyn
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
West Ham
Bryant, Chris
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Rhondda
Butler, Ms Dawn
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Brent South
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 July 2006
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2006
Gower
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 19 July 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2006
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2006
Keighley
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Coventry South
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2006
Burton
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Livingston
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2006
Heywood and Middleton
Duncan, Mr Alan
Conservative
Signed on 18 July 2006
Rutland and Melton
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2006
Eltham
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 9 October 2006
Sunderland North
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2006
Newport West
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2006
Aberavon
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Ilford South
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 20 July 2006
Harborough
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 July 2006
St Ives
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Selby
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Bedford
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 July 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Hendrick, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2006
Preston
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2006
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 24 July 2006
North Down
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 July 2006
Chesterfield
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2006
Luton North
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 November 2006
Cheltenham
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 October 2006
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2006
Tamworth
Johnson, Ms Diana R.
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Kingston upon Hull North
Keeley, Ms Barbara
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Worsley
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Ealing, Southall
Laxton, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Derby North
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 July 2006
Manchester, Withington
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 18 July 2006
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Lucas, Ian
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Wrexham
Mahmood, Mr Khalid
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2006
Wolverhampton South West
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2006
Calder Valley
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 19 July 2006
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2006
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2006
Mansfield
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Ynys Môn
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 1 November 2006
Croydon Central
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Pendle
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2006
Glasgow Central
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2006
Nottingham South
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 19 July 2006
Castle Point
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Eccles
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
North West Leicestershire
Ussher, Kitty
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Burnley
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2006
Finchley and Golders Green
Whitehead, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Southampton, Test
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 July 2006
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2006
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.