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BRITISH OSCAR WINNERS AND NOMINEES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 896: tabled on 25 February 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 38 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 the British winners and nominees at this year's Oscars; notes in particular the success of Film4's Slumdog Millionaire, which won eight awards and congratulates its producer, Christian Colson, head of Film4 Tessa Ross, director Danny Boyle, writer Simon Beaufoy, composer AR Rahman, lyricist Gulzar, cinematographer Anthony Dod Mantle and sound mixers Ian Tapp, Richard Pryke and Resul Pookutty; further congratulates British actress Kate Winslet who won best actress for The Reader and Michael O'Conner, winner of achievement in costume design with The Duchess, British producer Simon Chinn and director James March of Man on Wire winner of best documentary; further congratulates other British nominees including Frost/Nixon, The Reader, Revolutionary Road, Happy-Go-Lucky, In Bruges, Peter Morgan, David Hare, Martin McDonagh, Mike Leigh, Kristi Zea, Debra Schutt and Albert Wolsky; and applauds this recognition of the continued talent and success of the British film industry.

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 3 March 2009
Erith and Thamesmead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2009
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2009
Keighley
Davies, Philip
Conservative
Signed on 3 March 2009
Shipley
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2009
Livingston
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2009
Hendon
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2009
Newport West
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 2009
North Wiltshire
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 2009
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 2009
Birmingham, Yardley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2009
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2009
Bolton South East
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2009
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 2009
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2009
Brighton, Pavilion
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 2 March 2009
East Worthing and Shoreham
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2009
Hayes and Harlington
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 2009
North East Cambridgeshire
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 2 March 2009
Hemel Hempstead
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2009
Hyndburn
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 2009
Southport
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2009
Nottingham South
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 2009
East Devon
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2009
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2009
Ceredigion
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 2009
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 2009
Spelthorne
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2009
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2009
Macclesfield

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.