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EDM (Early Day Motion) 141: tabled on 17 June 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 18 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 Society of Biology on organising this year's Parliamentary Links Day (PLD) on 23 June 2015 on behalf of the science and engineering community; applauds the theme of Science and the New Parliament; welcomes the Society's continuing commitment to serve the public interest by improving the access of all members to scientific information and a better understanding of science; notes the involvement of the Institute of Physics, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Council for the Mathematical Sciences, the British Pharmacological Society, the Biochemical Society, the Society for Endocrinology, the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Society for Applied Microbiology and the Society for Experimental Biology and many others; further notes that the event will be launched by Mr Speaker and will include a contribution from the hon. Member for Orpington and a keynote address by the President-Elect of the Royal Society, Sir Venki Ramakrishnan; further notes the contributions from many other eminent scientists and communicators; further notes that PLD is an established and respected event on the annual parliamentary calendar; further notes that the Society of Biology and the scientific community remain committed to assisting hon. Members on all sides of the House with access to scientific advice; and further welcomes the continuing contribution that PLD makes to strengthening the dialogue between Parliament and the science and engineering community.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.