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VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS DAY (No. 2)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1944: tabled on 20 June 2011

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 40 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 congratulates the millions of people who gain vocational qualifications every year and celebrates their achievement on the fourth annual Vocational Qualifications (VQ) Day on 22 June 2011; notes that VQ Day 2010 involved over 300 schools, colleges and work-based providers in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland; further notes that vocational qualifications (VQs)have never been more important to the economy and the individual; and further notes that apprenticeships and other VQs are not just about economic efficiency, but social justice as well, giving people skills and opportunities for the future and that events such as VQ Day are a positive contribution to raising the benefits of practical and vocational learning.

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.

Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 June 2011
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 June 2011
Solihull
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 June 2011
East Londonderry
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2011
Gower
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2011
Islington North
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 June 2011
Edinburgh West
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2011
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 23 June 2011
Belfast North
Esterson, Bill
Labour
Signed on 22 June 2011
Sefton Central
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2011
Newport West
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 22 June 2011
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 June 2011
St Ives
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2011
North Tyneside
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 June 2011
Portsmouth South
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2011
Luton North
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2011
Hampstead and Kilburn
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 June 2011
Manchester, Withington
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 28 June 2011
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 29 June 2011
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 June 2011
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 4 July 2011
Belfast South
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2011
Mansfield
Mowat, David
Conservative
Signed on 28 June 2011
Warrington South
Munt, Tessa
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 July 2011
Wells
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2011
Bolton South East
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 28 June 2011
South Down
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2011
Liverpool, Walton
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2011
Glenrothes
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 June 2011
Colchester
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 June 2011
Upper Bann
Stuart, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 23 June 2011
Beverley and Holderness
Walker, Mr Robin
Conservative
Signed on 30 June 2011
Worcester
Williams, Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 July 2011
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 June 2011
Bristol West

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.