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British Science And The Brain Drain

EDM number 528 in 1989-90, proposed by Doug Hoyle on 13/02/1990.

That this House welcomes the petition presented to the Prime Minister, signed by more than 1600 British scientists working overseas, drawing attention to the drain of highly skilled scientists out of the United Kingdom because of the shortage of research funding and low morale; rejects the assertion by the Government that there is not a 'brain drain' problem; believes that this trend is doing immense harm to British science and our economic performance; and supports the call for investment in scientific research to be increased as a proportion of the national wealth in line with our major competitors.

This motion has been signed by a total of 66 MPs, 2 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Doug Hoyle13/02/1990Warrington NorthProposed
Charles Kennedy13/02/1990Ross and Cromarty and SkyeSigned
Tam Dalyell13/02/1990LinlithgowSigned
Alf Morris13/02/1990Manchester WythenshaweSigned
Jeremy Bray13/02/1990Motherwell SouthSigned
John Battle14/02/1990Leeds WestSigned
Alan Williams14/02/1990Swansea WestSigned
Gerry Steinberg14/02/1990Durham, City ofSigned
Harry Barnes14/02/1990North East DerbyshireSigned
Tony Banks14/02/1990Newham North WestSigned
Ron Davies14/02/1990CaerphillySigned
Lawrence Cunliffe14/02/1990LeighSigned
Jeremy Corbyn14/02/1990Islington NorthSigned
Gordon Oakes14/02/1990HaltonSigned
William McKelvey14/02/1990Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
John McAllion14/02/1990Dundee EastSigned
Roy Hughes14/02/1990Newport EastSigned
Geraint Howells14/02/1990Ceredigion and Pembroke NorthSigned
Chris Smith14/02/1990Islington South & FinsburySigned
Ernie Ross14/02/1990Dundee WestSigned
Roland Boyes14/02/1990Houghton and WashingtonSigned
Tony Lloyd15/02/1990StretfordSigned
James Wray15/02/1990Glasgow ProvanSigned
John Wilkinson15/02/1990Ruislip - NorthwoodSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie15/02/1990Glasgow, PollokSigned
Ronnie Campbell15/02/1990Blyth ValleySigned
Keith Bradley15/02/1990Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Terry Lewis15/02/1990WorsleySigned
David Lambie15/02/1990Cunninghame SouthSigned
Clive Soley19/02/1990HammersmithSigned
Chris Mullin19/02/1990Sunderland SouthSigned
Win Griffiths19/02/1990BridgendSigned
Tommy Graham20/02/1990Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Ronald Brown20/02/1990Edinburgh LeithSigned
Alice Mahon20/02/1990HalifaxSigned
Maria Fyfe20/02/1990Glasgow, MaryhillSigned
Jim Wallace21/02/1990Orkney & ShetlandSigned
Eddie Loyden22/02/1990Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Alex Carlile22/02/1990MontgomerySigned
Harry Cohen23/02/1990LeytonSigned
Martin Redmond27/02/1990Don ValleySigned
Joan Ruddock27/02/1990Lewisham, DeptfordSigned
Kim Howells01/03/1990PontypriddSigned
Denzil Davies01/03/1990LlanelliSigned
Jack Thompson02/03/1990WansbeckSigned
Eric Illsley07/03/1990Barnsley CentralSigned
Geoffrey Lofthouse08/03/1990Pontefract & CastlefordSigned
Greville Janner19/03/1990Leicester WestSigned
Dafydd Elis Thomas22/03/1990Meirionnydd Nant ConwySigned
Tony Worthington23/03/1990Clydebank & MilngavieSigned
Dennis Turner29/03/1990Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Jim Cousins18/04/1990Newcastle upon Tyne CentralSigned
Nigel Griffiths19/04/1990Edinburgh SouthSigned
Jimmy Hood19/04/1990ClydesdaleSigned
Ian McCartney19/04/1990MakerfieldSigned
Den Dover20/04/1990ChorleySigned
John McWilliam05/06/1990BlaydonSigned
John Smith07/06/1990Vale of GlamorganSigned
Adam Ingram07/06/1990East KilbrideSigned
Paul Boateng26/06/1990Brent SouthSigned
Andrew Faulds03/07/1990Warley EastSigned
Malcolm Bruce05/07/1990GordonSigned
Austin Mitchell19/07/1990Great GrimsbySigned
Keith Hampson23/07/1990Leeds North WestSigned
Norman BuchanUnknownWithdrawn
Max MaddenUnknownWithdrawn

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