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UK YOUNG SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS FAIR, THE BIG BANG

EDM (Early Day Motion) 583: tabled on 26 January 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 60 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 looks forward to The Big Bang, the first annual UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair on 4 to 6 March 2009, which will include the finals of the new National Science Competition; notes the importance of The Big Bang's key objectives to raise the profile of young people's innovation and achievement and to encourage a new generation of talented scientists and engineers; is delighted to welcome members of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) community to the House for a reception on 27 January 2009; supports what promises to be a successful event; and hopes that many more young people will discover the huge range of opportunities that exist for them in science and engineering in the UK.

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.

Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2009
Erith and Thamesmead
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2009
Edinburgh West
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 26 January 2009
Worthing West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 2009
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2009
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Elmet
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2009
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2009
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2009
Barnsley West and Penistone
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2009
Keighley
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2009
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2009
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2009
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 27 January 2009
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2009
Sunderland North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2009
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2009
St Ives
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2009
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 February 2009
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 January 2009
North Devon
Hayes, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 26 January 2009
South Holland and The Deepings
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Luton North
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2009
Pontypridd
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 February 2009
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 February 2009
Cheadle
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2009
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Lancaster, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 3 February 2009
North East Milton Keynes
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2009
Yeovil
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2009
Manchester, Withington
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2009
Makerfield
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Hayes and Harlington
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 February 2009
Leeds North West
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Pendle
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2009
Halifax
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2009
Glenrothes
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2009
Bradford West
Spink, Bob
Independent
Signed on 26 January 2009
Castle Point
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 February 2009
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 28 January 2009
Esher and Walton
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2009
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2009
Conwy
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 February 2009
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2009
Bristol West
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 27 January 2009
Congleton
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 February 2009
Teignbridge

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.