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MAIDEN FLIGHT OF AIRBUS A350 XWB

EDM (Early Day Motion) 255: tabled on 17 June 2013

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 30 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 the successful maiden flight of Airbus' next generation of aircraft, the A350 Xtra Wide Body, on 14 June 2013, piloted by experienced British test pilot Peter Chandler; further welcomes the use of the very latest in aerodynamics, design and advanced technologies to provide an aircraft with 25 per cent better fuel efficiency compared to its current competitors; commends the £3 billion investment in the aircraft and its Rolls-Royce engines, securing over 1,200 Airbus jobs in the UK and an additional 5,000 across the wider UK supply chain; and congratulates Airbus and Rolls-Royce on their continuing investment in order to secure the UK's position as a global centre for aerospace manufacture.

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.

Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2013
Worthing West
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 19 June 2013
East Londonderry
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2013
Gower
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2013
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2013
Bolton North East
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 July 2013
Belfast North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2013
Newport West
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2013
Aberavon
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 June 2013
St Ives
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 19 June 2013
Portsmouth South
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2013
Knowsley
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 June 2013
Manchester, Withington
Leslie, Charlotte
Conservative
Signed on 15 July 2013
Bristol North West
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 27 June 2013
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 19 June 2013
Belfast East
Lopresti, Jack
Conservative
Signed on 1 July 2013
Filton and Bradley Stoke
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 19 June 2013
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 11 September 2013
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2013
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2013
Mansfield
Reid, Mr Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 June 2013
Argyll and Bute
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2013
Glenrothes
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 19 June 2013
Upper Bann
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 June 2013
Ceredigion

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.