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EDM (Early Day Motion) 244: tabled on 27 June 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 17 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 Royal Society of Biology on organising this year's Parliamentary Links Day on 28 June 2016 on behalf of the science and engineering community; notes the timely theme of Science After the Referendum: What Next?; welcomes the Society's continuing commitment to serving the public interest by improving the access of all hon. Members to scientific information and a better understanding of science; further 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 Microbiology Society and the Society for Experimental Biology and many others; notes that the event will be launched by Mr Speaker and will include contributions from the hon. Member for Orpington, the hon. Member for Oxford West and Abingdon and the Vice President of the Royal Society Professor Alex Halliday, among others; notes the contributions from many other eminent scientists and communicators; notes that Parliamentary Links Day is an established and respected event on the annual parliamentary calendar; notes that the Society of Biology and the scientific community remains committed to assisting right hon. and hon. Members on all sides of the House with access to scientific advice; and further welcomes the continuing contribution that Parliamentary Links Day 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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.