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VIRGIN ATLANTIC'S 25th ANNIVERSARY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1711: tabled on 19 June 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 33 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 competition that currently exists in the aviation sector; congratulates Virgin Atlantic on providing 25 years of outstanding service for over 65 million passengers who have flown with the airline since its first flight on 22 June 1984; believes that it has established itself as one of the world's leading airlines; notes that it flies one of the youngest fleets in the world, that the award winning on-board experience is one of the most innovative and technologically advanced of any airline and that it is pioneering the way for aviation to reduce its environmental impacts through technological and operational improvements and investment into alternative fuels; is proud that it flies the Union Flag on the fuselages of its planes and is still Red Hot; and looks forward to many more years of it flying high at the forefront of the aviation 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.

Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2009
Rossendale and Darwen
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 22 June 2009
Altrincham and Sale West
Burns, Mr Simon
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2009
West Chelmsford
Cairns, David
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2009
Inverclyde
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2009
Barnsley West and Penistone
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Stockton North
Davies, Philip
Conservative
Signed on 22 June 2009
Shipley
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 20 July 2009
Belfast North
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 24 June 2009
North Wiltshire
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2009
Midlothian
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 July 2009
North Devon
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 22 June 2009
Chorley
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2009
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 22 June 2009
Birmingham, Selly Oak
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 13 October 2009
Belfast South
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2009
Crawley
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2009
Nuneaton
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2009
Ealing North
Pritchard, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 1 July 2009
The Wrekin
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 July 2009
Strangford
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Glenrothes
Spink, Bob
Independent
Signed on 22 June 2009
Castle Point
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2009
Conwy
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 June 2009
Bristol West
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 22 June 2009
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 22 June 2009
Macclesfield

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.