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DARCEY BUSSELL CBE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1726: tabled on 18 June 2007

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 48 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 Darcey Bussell on a glittering 20 year career at the Royal Opera House (ROH); notes that she became the youngest ever ROH chief performer at the age of 20; further notes that she went on to become the most successful British classical ballerina of her generation; further notes that as well as huge critical success in the UK, Bussell has enjoyed guest appearances across the world; further notes that she has chosen to retire whilst still at the pinnacle of British ballet; and commends her final performance in Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Song of the Earth as a stunning example of her work.

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 19 June 2007
Worthing West
Bryant, Chris
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2007
Rhondda
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 June 2007
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 20 June 2007
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2007
Gower
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2007
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2007
Keighley
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2007
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2007
Hendon
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 October 2007
Belfast North
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2007
Aberdeen North
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2007
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2007
Sunderland North
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 June 2007
Bath
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 26 June 2007
North Wiltshire
Hammond, Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 27 June 2007
Wimbledon
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 June 2007
Portsmouth South
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 26 June 2007
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2007
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2007
Chorley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 June 2007
Cheadle
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2007
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2007
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 June 2007
Hereford
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2007
Salisbury
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2007
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 June 2007
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 20 June 2007
Mid Worcestershire
Mates, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 20 June 2007
East Hampshire
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2007
Hayes and Harlington
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 25 June 2007
North East Cambridgeshire
Neill, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 26 July 2007
Bromley and Chislehurst
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2007
Pendle
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2007
Nottingham South
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 October 2007
East Dunbartonshire
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2007
Finchley and Golders Green
Whittingdale, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 26 June 2007
Maldon and East Chelmsford
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 June 2007
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 21 June 2007
Spelthorne
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2007
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 20 June 2007
Macclesfield
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2007
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.