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Rectorship Of Edinburgh University

EDM number 627 in 1996-97, proposed by Brian Wilson on 10/03/1997.

That this House welcomes the election of John Colquhoun, the Labour nominee, as Lord Rector of Edinburgh University by an overwhelming majority; notes that he is the first professional footballer to be elected as Rector of a Scottish university; believes that he will apply his long-standing Labour and trade union commitment to good effect on behalf of students and staff; congratulates him on making university access for youngsters of all social backgrounds his first priority; and wishes him well in his new position.

This motion has been signed by a total of 22 MPs.

Brian Wilson10/03/1997Cunninghame NorthProposed
Nigel Griffiths10/03/1997Edinburgh SouthSigned
Malcolm Chisholm10/03/1997Edinburgh LeithSigned
Alistair Darling10/03/1997Edinburgh CentralSigned
George Foulkes10/03/1997Carrick, Cumnock and Doon ValleySigned
Gavin Strang10/03/1997Edinburgh EastSigned
Harry Barnes11/03/1997North East DerbyshireSigned
Tony Banks11/03/1997Newham North WestSigned
Norman Godman11/03/1997Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
William McKelvey11/03/1997Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
John McAllion11/03/1997Dundee EastSigned
Ernie Ross11/03/1997Dundee WestSigned
Roy Hughes12/03/1997Newport EastSigned
Ken Livingstone12/03/1997Brent EastSigned
Bill Michie12/03/1997Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Maria Fyfe12/03/1997Glasgow, MaryhillSigned
Robert Hughes13/03/1997Aberdeen NorthSigned
Michael Clapham13/03/1997Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Martyn Jones18/03/1997Clwyd South WestSigned
Michael Connarty18/03/1997Falkirk EastSigned
Mike Watson19/03/1997Glasgow CentralSigned
Mike Hall20/03/1997Warrington SouthSigned

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