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NATIONAL LIBRARIES DAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1028: tabled on 30 January 2014

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 68 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 recognises that public library services are an essential part of communities across the country; welcomes the role they play in providing access to learning for millions of people and how they serve as a hub for local people; notes the importance of the professional expertise and skills of library staff in delivering a quality service; further recognises that libraries best benefit our society when they are well-funded and supported through strong national leadership; and joins in celebrating the importance of the work of public libraries across the UK as part of National Libraries Day on Saturday 8 February 2014.

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.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2014
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2014
Blaydon
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2014
Sheffield South East
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 4 February 2014
Harrow East
Brown, Mr Nicholas
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2014
Newcastle upon Tyne East
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 February 2014
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2014
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2014
Gower
Champion, Sarah
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2014
Rotherham
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2014
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2014
Bolton North East
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2014
Leyton and Wanstead
Cunningham, Sir Tony
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2014
Workington
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2014
Swansea West
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 February 2014
Belfast North
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2014
Lewisham West and Penge
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2014
Liverpool, Riverside
Engel, Natascha
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2014
North East Derbyshire
Esterson, Bill
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2014
Sefton Central
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2014
Newport West
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 7 April 2014
Ilford South
Gilbert, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 February 2014
St Austell and Newquay
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2014
North Tyneside
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 10 February 2014
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 March 2014
Birmingham, Yardley
Henderson, Gordon
Conservative
Signed on 4 February 2014
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 5 February 2014
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2014
Luton North
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2014
Wansbeck
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2014
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2014
Manchester, Withington
Leigh, Sir Edward
Conservative
Signed on 11 February 2014
Gainsborough
Leslie, Charlotte
Conservative
Signed on 12 February 2014
Bristol North West
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 10 February 2014
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 4 February 2014
Belfast East
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 5 February 2014
Brighton, Pavilion
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2014
Blackpool South
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 February 2014
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 12 February 2014
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2014
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2014
Mansfield
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2014
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2014
Livingston
Morris, David
Conservative
Signed on 11 February 2014
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2014
Easington
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 February 2014
Leeds North West
Murphy, Paul
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2014
Torfaen
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2014
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2014
Ynys Môn
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 4 February 2014
South Down
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 10 February 2014
Romford
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2014
Liverpool, Walton
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2014
Glenrothes
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2014
Vale of Clwyd
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2014
Lewisham, Deptford
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2014
Torbay
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 February 2014
Strangford
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2014
Stoke-on-Trent North
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2014
St Helens North
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 February 2014
Ceredigion
Williams, Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 2014
Brecon and Radnorshire
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 February 2014
East Antrim

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.