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FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1598: tabled on 15 March 2011

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 35 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 notes the fiftieth anniversary of the first human flight in space by Yuri Gagarin on 12 April 1961; welcomes the results of the latest annual survey of the size and health of the UK space industry; further welcomes the UK Space Agency's settlement in the allocation of science and research funding for 2011-12 to 2014-15; congratulates the sector on achieving growth figures of more than 10 per cent. on average over the last two years compared to national GDP growth of 0.3 per cent.; recognises that the space industry is a thriving and innovative hi-tech sector, contributing 6.5 billion a year to the UK economy and supporting up to 80,000 jobs; and calls on the Government to promote a beneficial regulatory framework, advance cooperation between the UK Space Agency and its overseas counterparts and continue its support for the UK's space sector.

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.

Blenkinsop, Tom
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2011
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2011
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2011
Bolton North East
Dakin, Nic
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2011
Scunthorpe
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2011
Glasgow South West
Davies, David T. C.
Conservative
Signed on 18 March 2011
Monmouth
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 31 March 2011
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 March 2011
Lagan Valley
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 March 2011
St Ives
Halfon, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 18 March 2011
Harlow
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 15 March 2011
North East Hertfordshire
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2011
Birmingham, Yardley
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Independent
Signed on 23 March 2011
North Down
Huppert, Dr Julian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 2011
Cambridge
Leslie, Charlotte
Conservative
Signed on 18 March 2011
Bristol North West
McCartney, Karl
Conservative
Signed on 18 March 2011
Lincoln
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 24 March 2011
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2011
Hayes and Harlington
Metcalfe, Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 18 March 2011
South Basildon and East Thurrock
Mordaunt, Penny
Conservative
Signed on 15 March 2011
Portsmouth North
Murray, Ian
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2011
Edinburgh South
Nash, Pamela
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2011
Airdrie and Shotts
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2011
Glenrothes
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 March 2011
Colchester
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 March 2011
Strangford
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2011
Leicester East
Wicks, Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2011
Croydon North
Williams, Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 May 2011
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 March 2011
Bristol West

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.