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WORLD VETERINARY YEAR 2011

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2122: tabled on 11 August 2011

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 32 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 that 2011 is World Veterinary Year, marking the 250th anniversary of the establishment of the world's first veterinary school; recognises the key role of veterinarians in a changing world where issues of public health, animal health and welfare and global food security are increasingly important; further recognises the important role of veterinary surgeons in communities across the UK; further notes the role of the British Veterinary Association as the voice of the veterinary profession and the role of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in setting veterinary standards in the UK; and calls on the Government to support the goals and principles of World Veterinary Year and to deliver policies which complement the existing work of practitioners and enable and inspire future generations of veterinary students.

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.

Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 7 September 2011
Gower
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 5 September 2011
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 September 2011
Bolton North East
Creagh, Mary
Labour
Signed on 8 September 2011
Wakefield
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 12 September 2011
Heywood and Middleton
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 5 September 2011
Foyle
Griffiths, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 7 September 2011
Burton
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 September 2011
Portsmouth South
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Independent
Signed on 7 September 2011
North Down
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 5 September 2011
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 13 September 2011
Luton North
Huppert, Dr Julian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 September 2011
Cambridge
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 September 2011
Manchester, Withington
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 31 October 2011
New Forest East
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 18 October 2011
Belfast East
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 September 2011
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 6 September 2011
Hayes and Harlington
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 7 September 2011
Dundee West
McGuire, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2011
Stirling
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 6 September 2011
Mansfield
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 7 September 2011
Ynys Môn
Paisley, Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 October 2011
North Antrim
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 September 2011
Torbay
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 September 2011
Upper Bann
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 October 2011
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 September 2011
Ceredigion

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.