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FUNDING OF PARTICLE PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1082: tabled on 29 February 2008

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 68 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 with concern the impact of the science budget on particle physics and astronomy in the UK; regrets resulting job losses in university physics departments and major UK facilities, including the Daresbury Laboratory, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and the Astronomy Technology Centre; and calls for the Government to include in the Wakeham review of physics an assessment of the impact of the current funding crisis on the capacity and international reputation of UK science.

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.

Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2008
City of York
Bercow, John
Conservative
Signed on 18 March 2008
Buckingham
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2008
South Ribble
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2008
Altrincham and Sale West
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 March 2008
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 March 2008
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2008
Blyth Valley
Cash, Mr William
Conservative
Signed on 10 March 2008
Stone
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2008
Leyton and Wanstead
Conway, Derek
Independent Conservative
Signed on 4 March 2008
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Curtis-Thomas, Mrs Claire
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2008
Crosby
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2008
Stroud
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2008
Eltham
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 2008
Ribble Valley
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2008
Newcastle-under-Lyme
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 2008
St Ives
Goodman, Mr Paul
Conservative
Signed on 30 April 2008
Wycombe
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2008
Portsmouth South
Hands, Mr Greg
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2008
Hammersmith and Fulham
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 2008
North East Hertfordshire
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2008
Birmingham, Yardley
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 21 April 2008
Ashton-under-Lyne
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 March 2008
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2008
Luton North
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 April 2008
Cheltenham
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 April 2008
Cambridge
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 2008
Cheadle
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2008
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2008
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kawczynski, Daniel
Conservative
Signed on 18 March 2008
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2008
Manchester, Withington
Lilley, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2008
Hitchin and Harpenden
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 1 April 2008
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 2008
East Worthing and Shoreham
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 21 April 2008
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2008
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 10 March 2008
South Down
Miller, Mrs Maria
Conservative
Signed on 21 April 2008
Basingstoke
Mitchell, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 14 March 2008
Sutton Coldfield
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2008
Bristol North West
Neill, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 2008
Bromley and Chislehurst
O'Brien, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 17 March 2008
Eddisbury
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2008
Knowsley South
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2008
Montgomeryshire
Paice, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 21 April 2008
South East Cambridgeshire
Penrose, John
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 2008
Weston-Super-Mare
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2008
Southport
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2008
Romford
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2008
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 March 2008
Upper Bann
Soames, Hon Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 13 March 2008
Mid Sussex
Soulsby, Sir Peter
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2008
Leicester South
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 14 March 2008
Meriden
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 March 2008
Hazel Grove
Vaizey, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 20 March 2008
Wantage
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2008
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 5 March 2008
Liverpool, West Derby
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 2008
Upminster
Willetts, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 2008
Havant
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 March 2008
Ceredigion
Wilson, Mr Rob
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 2008
Reading East
Wright, Jeremy
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2008
Rugby and Kenilworth

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.