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MANCHESTER'S MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 196: tabled on 05 June 2013

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 28 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 with concern the possible threat of closure hanging over Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester's most popular visitor attraction; further notes the historic significance of the Museum's location housed on the site of the world's first intercity railway station in a part of the world's first industrial city; welcomes the Manchester Evening News' campaign to keep it open; and calls on Ian Blatchford and the rest of the London-based Science Museum Group to ensure that this cultural and educational landmark is not sacrificed for short-term budgetary gains.

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.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support.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.