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The Royal Society Of Chemistrys Parliamentary Links Day

EDM number 1458 in 2002-03, proposed by Brian Iddon on 23/06/2003.

That this House congratulates The Royal Society of Chemistry on holding its Parliamentary Links Day at the House on Tuesday 24th June and on its continuing commitment to serve the public interest by seeking to improve the access of all honourable Members to scientific information and a better understanding of science; notes that this year's theme is Science and Education; notes that among those contributing to this year's event are the Right honourable Gordon Brown MP, St David King, Sir Gareth Roberts, Dr Ian Gibson MP, Lord Winston, Professor Sir Harry Kroto and the Right honourable Charles Clarke; notes that Parliamentary Links Day is now an established and respected event on the annual Parliamentary calendar; notes that it involves scientists and engineers from all over the United Kingdom; applauds the involvement in the event of many of the UK's greatest science and engineering organisations including the Institute of Physics, the Institute of Biology and its affiliated bodies, and many other organisations within the science and engineering community; further notes that the Royal Society of Chemistry's pioneering Parliamentary Link Scheme, which pairs scientists with the honourable Members in whose constituencies they live and provides information and briefing on science, is open to Right honourable and honourable Members on all sides of the House; welcomes the expertise and assistance that the scientific community can give to Parliament; and welcomes the continuing contribution that Parliamentary Links Day makes to building and maintaining a dialogue between Parliament and the science and engineering community on scientific and technological issues.

This motion has been signed by a total of 64 MPs.

Brian Iddon23/06/2003Bolton South EastLabourProposed
Gordon Prentice23/06/2003PendleLabourSigned
David Wilshire23/06/2003SpelthorneConservativeSigned
Bill Wiggin23/06/2003LeominsterConservativeSigned
Brian White23/06/2003North East Milton KeynesLabourSigned
David Taylor23/06/2003North West LeicestershireLabour Co-operativeSigned
Robert Syms23/06/2003PooleConservativeSigned
Hugo Swire23/06/2003East DevonConservativeSigned
Nigel Beard23/06/2003Bexleyheath & CrayfordLabourSigned
Ian Gibson23/06/2003Norwich NorthLabourSigned
Tam Dalyell23/06/2003LinlithgowLabourSigned
Jack Cunningham23/06/2003CopelandLabourSigned
David Chaytor23/06/2003Bury NorthLabourSigned
Patsy Calton23/06/2003CheadleLiberal DemocratSigned
Simon Burns23/06/2003West ChelmsfordConservativeSigned
George Osborne23/06/2003TattonConservativeSigned
Andrew Murrison23/06/2003WestburyConservativeSigned
Chris Mole23/06/2003IpswichLabourSigned
Tony McWalter23/06/2003Hemel HempsteadLabour Co-operativeSigned
Andrew Love23/06/2003EdmontonLabour Co-operativeSigned
Eleanor Laing23/06/2003Epping ForestConservativeSigned
Lynne Jones23/06/2003Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
David Heath23/06/2003Somerton & FromeLiberal DemocratSigned
Syd Rapson23/06/2003Portsmouth NorthLabourSigned
Nicholas Winterton24/06/2003MacclesfieldConservativeSigned
Ann Winterton24/06/2003CongletonConservativeSigned
Graham Stringer24/06/2003Manchester, BlackleyLabourSigned
Gregory Campbell24/06/2003East LondonderryDUPSigned
Vincent Cable24/06/2003TwickenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Alice Mahon24/06/2003HalifaxLabourSigned
Ashok Kumar24/06/2003Middlesbrough South & East ClevelandLabourSigned
Martin Smyth24/06/2003Belfast SouthIndependent Ulster UnionistSigned
Bob Russell24/06/2003ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Marsden24/06/2003Shrewsbury & AtchamLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim Dobbin25/06/2003Heywood & MiddletonLabour Co-operativeSigned
Desmond Turner25/06/2003Brighton, KemptownLabourSigned
Simon Thomas25/06/2003CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Harold Best25/06/2003Leeds North WestLabourSigned
Roy Beggs25/06/2003East AntrimUUPSigned
Huw Edwards25/06/2003MonmouthLabourSigned
Ann Cryer25/06/2003KeighleyLabourSigned
Robert Key25/06/2003SalisburyConservativeSigned
Paul Keetch25/06/2003HerefordLiberal DemocratSigned
Bob Spink25/06/2003Castle PointConservativeSigned
Andrew Rosindell25/06/2003RomfordConservativeSigned
Win Griffiths26/06/2003BridgendLabourSigned
Lady Hermon30/06/2003North DownUUPSigned
Betty Williams30/06/2003ConwyLabourSigned
Jenny Tonge30/06/2003Richmond ParkLiberal DemocratSigned
Mike Hancock30/06/2003Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Flynn30/06/2003Newport WestLabourSigned
Andrew Dismore30/06/2003HendonLabourSigned
David Drew01/07/2003StroudLabour Co-operativeSigned
Kevin McNamara02/07/2003Kingston upon Hull NorthLabourSigned
Andrew George02/07/2003St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Adrian Bailey02/07/2003West Bromwich WestLabour Co-operativeSigned
Rudi Vis02/07/2003Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
Eric Illsley03/07/2003Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
Bill Etherington03/07/2003Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
John Barrett04/07/2003Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Malcolm Savidge07/07/2003Aberdeen NorthLabourSigned
Sandra Gidley09/07/2003RomseyLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Simpson16/07/2003Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Nigel Jones16/07/2003CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned

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