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SET FOR BRITAIN 2010 CAMPAIGN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1016: tabled on 04 March 2010

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 48 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 greatly welcomes the special scientific exhibition entitled SET for BRITAIN to be held in the Palace of Westminster on 8 March 2010 as a contribution to this year's National Science and Engineering Week; notes that this event in the Terrace Marquee is designed to strengthen the dialogue between Parliament and the science and engineering community; further notes that there will be three consecutive sessions incorporating a total of 180 scientific posters by early-stage and early-career researchers covering the physical sciences, chemistry and physics, engineering, and the biological and biomedical sciences; further notes that prizes will be awarded to those posters judged the best in each scientific discipline; encourages all right hon. and hon. Members to visit this exhibition to see at first hand the outstandingly high quality of research being carried out in UK universities; pays tribute to the late Dr Eric Wharton who founded this event a decade ago; greatly welcomes the co-operation in organising SET for BRITAIN of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Physics, the Society of Biology and others; and further notes that the success of the UK, in the competitive knowledge economy of the 21st century will depend on its world-class scientific and engineering expertise.

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.

Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2010
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 2010
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 March 2010
Carshalton and Wallington
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2010
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2010
Barnsley West and Penistone
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2010
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2010
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2010
Keighley
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2010
Glasgow South West
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2010
Hendon
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 March 2010
Belfast North
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2010
Stroud
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2010
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 9 March 2010
Ribble Valley
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2010
St Ives
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2010
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2010
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2010
Birmingham, Yardley
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2010
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2010
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2010
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 March 2010
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2010
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2010
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2010
Hereford
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2010
Manchester, Withington
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2010
Manchester Central
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 March 2010
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2010
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2010
Mansfield
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Independent
Signed on 7 April 2010
Croydon Central
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2010
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 March 2010
Upper Bann
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2010
Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Spink, Bob
Independent
Signed on 8 March 2010
Castle Point
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2010
Manchester, Blackley
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2010
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2010
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2010
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2010
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2010
Bristol West
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 8 March 2010
Macclesfield

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.