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Financing Of Law Students

EDM number 159 in 1993-94, proposed by Stephen Byers on 02/12/1993.

That this House notes with deep concern the financial difficulties being experienced by many law students attempting to gain their professional qualification; notes the fact that students are expected to be self-financing for this period inevitably restricts access to the legal professions to those who have the financial means or who are fortunate enough to receive scholarships; and calls upon the Secretary of State for Education to rectify this situation immediately by reforming the grant-making process to provide mandatory awards for those wanting to study for the Legal Practice Course or Bar Finals.

This motion has been signed by a total of 55 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Stephen Byers02/12/1993WallsendProposed
Barbara Roche02/12/1993Hornsey & Wood GreenSigned
Geoff Hoon02/12/1993AshfieldSigned
Alan Milburn02/12/1993DarlingtonSigned
Harry Barnes06/12/1993North East DerbyshireSigned
Donald Anderson06/12/1993Swansea EastSigned
Jim Dowd06/12/1993Lewisham WestSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe06/12/1993LeighSigned
Alex Carlile06/12/1993MontgomerySigned
Peter Hardy06/12/1993WentworthSigned
Paddy Tipping07/12/1993SherwoodSigned
Keith Bradley07/12/1993Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Elfyn Llwyd07/12/1993Meirionnydd Nant ConwySigned
Ken Livingstone07/12/1993Brent EastSigned
Helen Jackson07/12/1993Sheffield, HillsboroughSigned
John Heppell07/12/1993Nottingham EastSigned
John Evans08/12/1993St Helens NorthSigned
Tommy Graham08/12/1993Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Win Griffiths08/12/1993BridgendSigned
John Gunnell08/12/1993Leeds South and MorleySigned
Gerry Bermingham08/12/1993St Helens SouthSigned
Gerry Steinberg08/12/1993Durham, City ofSigned
Jack Thompson08/12/1993WansbeckSigned
John Cummings08/12/1993EasingtonSigned
Harry Cohen08/12/1993LeytonSigned
Michael Clapham08/12/1993Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Greg Pope08/12/1993HyndburnSigned
Eric Illsley08/12/1993Barnsley CentralSigned
Lynne Jones08/12/1993Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
Eddie Loyden08/12/1993Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Ian McCartney08/12/1993MakerfieldSigned
Edward O'Hara08/12/1993Knowsley SouthSigned
Ronnie Campbell08/12/1993Blyth ValleySigned
Paul Flynn09/12/1993Newport WestSigned
Terry Davis09/12/1993Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Jean Corston09/12/1993Bristol EastSigned
David Clelland09/12/1993Tyne BridgeSigned
Bridget Prentice09/12/1993Lewisham EastSigned
Robert Parry09/12/1993Liverpool, RiversideSigned
Mike Hall14/12/1993Warrington SouthSigned
Jim Wallace16/12/1993Orkney & ShetlandSigned
Bill Etherington16/12/1993Sunderland NorthSigned
Andrew Miller16/12/1993Ellesmere Port & NestonSigned
Simon Hughes17/12/1993Southwark and BermondseySigned
Mike Gapes17/12/1993Ilford SouthSigned
David Rendel10/02/1994NewburySigned
Kim Howells23/02/1994PontypriddSigned
Barry Sheerman24/02/1994HuddersfieldSigned
Peter Pike03/03/1994BurnleySigned
Rachel Squire04/03/1994Dunfermline WestSigned
Paul Boateng07/03/1994Brent SouthSigned
Nick Harvey10/03/1994North DevonSigned
George Howarth10/03/1994Knowsley NorthSigned
Bruce George14/03/1994Walsall SouthSigned
Nigel Jones22/03/1994CheltenhamSigned

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