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COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 879: tabled on 25 October 2010

Tabled in the 2010-12 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 pays tribute to the important role Commonwealth scholarships have played in educating young people from Commonwealth countries, especially those in the developing world; notes the great contribution that Commonwealth scholars have made to international development, higher education and public life; welcomes the fact that more countries than ever before are offering Commonwealth scholarships following the establishment of the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan Endowment Fund; further welcomes the Government's support for the role of the Commonwealth in international development; and calls on the Government to ensure Commonwealth scholarships are available to all member countries, and the present funding is maintained as a key part of the UK's commitment to both the Commonwealth and international development.

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.

Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 2010
Southend West
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2011
York Central
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2011
Sheffield South East
Blackman-Woods, Roberta
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2011
City of Durham
Blenkinsop, Tom
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2010
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 1 November 2010
Worthing West
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 20 January 2011
Altrincham and Sale West
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 December 2010
Gordon
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 December 2010
North East Fife
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2010
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2010
North Ayrshire and Arran
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2010
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2010
Islington North
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 2010
Edinburgh West
Dakin, Nic
Labour
Signed on 9 November 2010
Scunthorpe
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2010
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 19 January 2011
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 November 2010
Lagan Valley
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2011
Lewisham West and Penge
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2010
Newport West
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 November 2010
Bath
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2010
Aberavon
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 October 2010
St Ives
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 20 December 2010
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 October 2010
Portsmouth South
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 1 November 2010
Washington and Sunderland West
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 20 December 2010
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2010
Luton North
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2011
Knowsley
Huppert, Dr Julian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 January 2011
Cambridge
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2010
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2010
Mansfield
Mitchell, Austin
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2010
Great Grimsby
Munt, Tessa
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2010
Wells
Murphy, Paul
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2011
Torfaen
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 October 2010
Colchester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 October 2010
Torbay
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 1 November 2010
Ealing, Southall
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 October 2010
Upper Bann
Walker, Mr Robin
Conservative
Signed on 18 November 2010
Worcester
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 2010
Ceredigion

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.