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LEWIS HAMILTON FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2396: tabled on 03 November 2008

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 84 Members. It has received 2 amendments.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

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Motion text

That this House congratulates Lewis Hamilton on winning the Formula One World Championship in only his second year in the top flight of motor sport; recognises his remarkable achievement of being the youngest driver ever to do so and becoming the first British champion since 1996; considers that his entire career to date shows him to be an excellent role model and inspiration for all young people to aspire to; also congratulates Ron Dennis and the McLaren-Mercedes team for the faith and dedication they have shown him over the years; acknowledges the important role played by his father Anthony and the rest of his family; and anticipates him winning the World Championship for Britain in future seasons to come.

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.

Atkins, Charlotte
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2008
Staffordshire Moorlands
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2008
Erith and Thamesmead
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2008
Leeds West
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2008
Aberdeen South
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2008
Kingswood
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2008
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 13 November 2008
South Ribble
Boswell, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 3 November 2008
Daventry
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 November 2008
Carshalton and Wallington
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2008
Dumfries and Galloway
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 November 2008
Sutton and Cheam
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 13 November 2008
Barnsley West and Penistone
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2008
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2008
Islington North
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 November 2008
Kingston and Surbiton
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 4 November 2008
Blaenau Gwent
Davies, David T. C.
Conservative
Signed on 3 November 2008
Monmouth
Davies, Philip
Conservative
Signed on 5 November 2008
Shipley
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2008
Burton
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2008
Livingston
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2008
Hendon
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2008
Central Ayrshire
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2008
Stroud
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 3 November 2008
Lichfield
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2008
Hastings and Rye
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2008
Aberavon
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2008
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 November 2008
St Ives
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2008
Walsall South
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2008
Norwich North
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 5 November 2008
North Wiltshire
Hain, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2008
Neath
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 November 2008
Portsmouth South
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 10 November 2008
North East Hertfordshire
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 November 2008
Birmingham, Yardley
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 3 November 2008
Wealden
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2008
Jarrow
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2008
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 November 2008
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 November 2008
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2008
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2008
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2008
Tamworth
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 November 2008
Hereford
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 November 2008
Manchester, Withington
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 4 November 2008
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 4 November 2008
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 4 November 2008
East Worthing and Shoreham
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 November 2008
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2008
Calder Valley
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 November 2008
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2008
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2008
Mansfield
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2008
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Neill, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 4 November 2008
Bromley and Chislehurst
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2008
Nuneaton
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2008
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Independent
Signed on 4 November 2008
Croydon Central
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2008
Dover
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 November 2008
Southport
Redwood, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 5 November 2008
Wokingham
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2008
Loughborough
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2008
Glasgow North West
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 November 2008
Strangford
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 3 November 2008
Romford
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 November 2008
Rochdale
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2008
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 November 2008
Upper Bann
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2008
Bradford West
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 November 2008
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 November 2008
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2008
North West Leicestershire
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2008
Brighton, Kemptown
Viggers, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 4 November 2008
Gosport
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2008
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2008
Conwy
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 November 2008
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2008
Batley and Spen

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

LEWIS HAMILTON FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPION (Amendment 1)
at end add `; but regrets that his patriotism to the country which nurtured him, and made his success possible, is to live abroad as a tax exile.'.
Liberal Democrat, Colchester
5
signatures
EDM 2396A1: tabled on 3 November 2008
LEWIS HAMILTON FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPION (Amendment 2)
at end add `further celebrates the British engineering expertise which enabled him to have a world beating car; and hopes this triumph will stimulate young people to strive to become engineers.'.
Conservative, Esher and Walton
1
signature
EDM 2396A2: tabled on 5 November 2008