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MODERN UNIVERSITIES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 900: tabled on 31 January 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 36 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 the contribution made by modern universities; celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 and the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992 which gave more people access to higher education across the UK; congratulates the staff, students and alumni of modern universities for their hard work, dedication and success over that period; acknowledges the high-quality teaching and world-class research across the modern university sector; further celebrates the global partnerships modern universities have developed all over the world; looks forward to even greater successes in the future; and will continue to support these institutions, and the students who attend them, as they serve to underline the diversity and strength of the UK's world-leading higher education sector.

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.

Ahmed-Sheikh, Ms Tasmina
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 February 2017
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 February 2017
Livingston
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 February 2017
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 February 2017
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 February 2017
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2017
Blyth Valley
Crausby, Sir David
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2017
Bolton North East
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 2 February 2017
Belfast North
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 February 2017
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 February 2017
North East Fife
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 February 2017
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 7 February 2017
North Down
Kinahan, Danny
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 7 February 2017
South Antrim
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 February 2017
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Maskell, Rachael
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2017
York Central
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 8 February 2017
Glasgow East
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2017
Mansfield
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 February 2017
Glasgow North West
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 February 2017
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 February 2017
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 February 2017
East Dunbartonshire
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 February 2017
Argyll and Bute
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 8 February 2017
South Down
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 February 2017
Gordon
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 6 February 2017
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2017
Ealing, Southall
Smeeth, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2017
Stoke-on-Trent North
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 February 2017
Glasgow South West
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2017
Leicester East
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 February 2017
Ceredigion

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.