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Success Of World Sports Events In Birmingham

EDM number 990 in 2002-03, proposed by Richard Burden on 01/04/2003.

That this House congratulates Birmingham on the success of the 9th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics held on 14th to 16th March, which ably demonstrated Birmingham's ability to deliver a world class event and underlined the city's credentials for the title of European Capital of Culture 2008; and agrees with Lamine Diack, President of the International Association of Athletics Federations, when he led accolades hailing the Championships as excellent, the best ever, with Istvan Gyulai, General Secretary of the IAAF, when he remarked 'I have seen all world championships, indoors and outdoors, and we have never experienced more local support from the host city' and with the Minister for Sport, when he claimed 'The Championships have been a wonderful advertisement for athletics, for Birmingham and for Britain; once again we have shown the world that excellence is at home in the UK'.

This motion has been signed by a total of 40 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Richard Burden01/04/2003Birmingham, NorthfieldLabourProposed
Andrew Mitchell01/04/2003Sutton ColdfieldConservativeSeconded
Gisela Stuart01/04/2003Birmingham, EdgbastonLabourSeconded
Lynne Jones01/04/2003Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSeconded
Stephen McCabe01/04/2003Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSeconded
Ashok Kumar02/04/2003Middlesbrough South & East ClevelandLabourSigned
Peter Bradley02/04/2003Wrekin, TheLabourSigned
Martin Caton02/04/2003GowerLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham02/04/2003Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Tom Watson02/04/2003West Bromwich EastLabourSigned
David Wright02/04/2003TelfordLabourSigned
Derek Wyatt02/04/2003Sittingbourne & SheppeyLabourSigned
Alan Simpson03/04/2003Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn03/04/2003Islington NorthLabourSigned
Colin Breed03/04/2003South East CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Terry Davis07/04/2003Birmingham, Hodge HillLabourSigned
Caroline Spelman08/04/2003MeridenConservativeSigned
Jeff Ennis08/04/2003Barnsley East & MexboroughLabourSigned
John Taylor08/04/2003SolihullConservativeSigned
Brian White08/04/2003North East Milton KeynesLabourSigned
Paul Marsden09/04/2003Shrewsbury & AtchamLiberal DemocratSigned
Rudi Vis09/04/2003Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
Si10/04/2003Birmingham, ErdingtonLabourSigned
Lady Hermon10/04/2003North DownUUPSigned
Lindsay Hoyle10/04/2003ChorleyLabourSigned
Rob Marris10/04/2003Wolverhampton South WestLabourSigned
Bruce George10/04/2003Walsall SouthLabourSigned
Brian Jenkins11/04/2003TamworthLabourSigned
Geoffrey Robinson14/04/2003Coventry North WestLabourSigned
Janet Dean28/04/2003BurtonLabourSigned
Debra Shipley29/04/2003StourbridgeLabourSigned
Tony Banks29/04/2003West HamLabourSigned
Julie Kirkbride06/05/2003BromsgroveConservativeSigned
Roger Godsiff06/05/2003Birmingham, Sparkbrook & Small HeathLabourSigned
Adrian Bailey06/05/2003West Bromwich WestLabour Co-operativeSigned
John McDonnell08/05/2003Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Nigel Jones22/05/2003CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
John Austin03/06/2003Erith & ThamesmeadLabourSigned
Alan Meale05/06/2003MansfieldLabourSigned
Estelle MorrisUnknownWithdrawn

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