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VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS DAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 943: tabled on 02 March 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 79 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 welcomes the second annual Vocational Qualifications (VQ) Day on 24 June 2009 to celebrate vocational achievement and the many paths to success available to United Kingdom learners; congratulates Edge, the education foundation and the wider vocational qualifications community on this initiative; recognises the value that vocational qualifications bring to United Kingdom businesses, particularly in the current economic climate and the need for re-skilling to assist eventual recovery; and welcomes the fact that VQ Day acknowledges the efforts and hard work of millions of learners of all ages with the national recognition and celebration they deserve.

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.

Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2009
Blaydon
Baldry, Tony
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 2009
Banbury
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2009
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2009
South Ribble
Boswell, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 2009
Daventry
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 2009
Altrincham and Sale West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 October 2009
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2009
South East Cornwall
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 March 2009
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2009
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2009
Gower
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2009
Bury North
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2009
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2009
Tyne Bridge
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2009
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2009
Keighley
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2009
Kingston and Surbiton
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 5 March 2009
Blaenau Gwent
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2009
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2009
Heywood and Middleton
Donaldson, Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 March 2009
Lagan Valley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2009
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 3 March 2009
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2009
Sunderland North
Evennett, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 2009
Bexleyheath and Crayford
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Aberavon
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2009
Portsmouth South
Hands, Mr Greg
Conservative
Signed on 9 March 2009
Hammersmith and Fulham
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 23 March 2009
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2009
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2009
Luton North
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2009
Pontypridd
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2009
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 June 2009
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 2009
Cheadle
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2009
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2009
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2009
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2009
Brighton, Pavilion
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 10 March 2009
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2009
Bassetlaw
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2009
Calder Valley
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2009
Makerfield
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 March 2009
South Antrim
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2009
Crawley
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2009
Bristol North West
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2009
Nuneaton
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2009
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Hyndburn
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 March 2009
Strangford
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 2009
North Cornwall
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2009
Rochdale
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2009
Glenrothes
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 2009
Colchester
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2009
Glasgow Central
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2009
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 March 2009
Upper Bann
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2009
Bradford West
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2009
Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Starkey, Dr Phyllis
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2009
Milton Keynes South West
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2009
Eccles
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 April 2009
East Dunbartonshire
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2009
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2009
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2009
Ceredigion
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 2009
Harrogate and Knaresborough

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.