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THE SKY AT NIGHT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1229: tabled on 27 March 2007

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 52 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 notes the 50th anniversary of The Sky at Night; congratulates all involved in the oldest television science programme in the world and particularly its irrepressible, charming and able presenter Sir Patrick Moore; acknowledges the programme's contribution to increasing awareness in, understanding of and enthusiasm for the universe, astronomy and therefore science across all age groups; looks forward to the 650th programme, to be screened on 24th April; and calls on the BBC to continue to cherish this much loved national institution.

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 28 March 2007
Worthing West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 March 2007
South East Cornwall
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2007
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 March 2007
East Londonderry
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 29 March 2007
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2007
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2007
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2007
Keighley
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 March 2007
Kingston and Surbiton
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2007
Burton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2007
Stroud
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2007
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 29 March 2007
Ribble Valley
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 March 2007
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2007
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2007
St Ives
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 March 2007
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2007
Birmingham, Yardley
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2007
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 17 April 2007
North Down
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 March 2007
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2007
Luton North
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2007
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2007
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 April 2007
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2007
Brighton, Pavilion
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 March 2007
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 March 2007
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2007
Blackpool South
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 23 April 2007
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2007
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2007
Mansfield
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2007
Crawley
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 March 2007
Montgomeryshire
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2007
Hyndburn
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2007
Pendle
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2007
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 18 April 2007
Upper Bann
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 May 2007
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2007
North West Leicestershire
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2007
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2007
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2007
Conwy
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2007
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 March 2007
Bristol West
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2007
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.