Skip to main content

UNIVERSITIES WEEK 2011

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1855: tabled on 24 May 2011

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 45 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 Universities Week 2011, running from 13 to 19 June 2011; recognises the benefits of universities within UK society; notes the positive impact universities have on communities locally and globally; further notes the pivotal part they play in UK businesses and their contribution to the economy; highlights the importance of groundbreaking and innovative research being undertaken at institutions around the UK; and therefore acknowledges universities as a great investment for students, the taxpayer and the country as a whole.

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.

Alexander, Heidi
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2011
Lewisham East
Ashworth, Jon
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2011
Leicester South
Blenkinsop, Tom
Labour
Signed on 14 June 2011
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Blomfield, Paul
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2011
Sheffield Central
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 7 June 2011
Worthing West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 2011
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 June 2011
Solihull
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2011
Gower
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2011
Islington North
Dakin, Nic
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2011
Scunthorpe
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2011
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 June 2011
Belfast North
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2011
Liverpool, Riverside
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2011
Bath
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 June 2011
St Ives
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 June 2011
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 June 2011
Birmingham, Yardley
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2011
Luton North
Hunt, Tristram
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2011
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2011
Hampstead and Kilburn
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 14 June 2011
Belfast East
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 June 2011
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2011
Hayes and Harlington
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2011
Dundee West
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2011
Mansfield
Morris, David
Conservative
Signed on 9 June 2011
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Nandy, Lisa
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2011
Wigan
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2011
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Pugh, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 June 2011
Southport
Reynolds, Emma
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2011
Wolverhampton North East
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2011
Glenrothes
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2011
Lewisham, Deptford
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 June 2011
Strangford
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 June 2011
Upper Bann
Smith, Nick
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2011
Blaenau Gwent
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2011
Walsall South
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 8 June 2011
Arfon
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 June 2011
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 June 2011
Bristol West

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.