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THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF BIOLOGY'S PARLIAMENTARY LINKS DAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 47: tabled on 26 June 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the Royal Society of Biology on organising 2017's Parliamentary Links Day on 27 June 2017 on behalf of the science and engineering community; applauds the theme of UK Science and Global Opportunities; welcomes the Society's continuing commitment to serve the public interest by improving the access of all hon. 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 Physiological Society, the Geological Society, the British Ecological Society, the Nutrition Society, 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 keynote contribution from the hon. Member for Orpington and a keynote address by the Chair-designate of UK Research and Innovation, Sir John Kingman; 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 Royal Society of Biology and the scientific community remain 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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.