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Worldskills 2007 In Shizuoka, Japan

EDM number 455 in 2007-08, proposed by Gordon Marsden on 03/12/2007.
Categorised under the topics of Employment and Training.

That this House would like to congratulate the UK team on its tremendous efforts at the WorldSkills 2007 competition in Shizuoka, Japan, where they won a fantastic 13 awards with one gold, one silver and two bronze plus nine medallions of excellence placing them 11th in the world and fourth in Europe; further wishes to demonstrate its support for the UK team in the next WorldSkills competition in 2009 in Canada and particularly in 2011 when WorldSkills will be hosted in London; and finally urges the Government and all hon. and Right hon. Members to wholeheartedly support skills competitions and young up-and-coming skills competitors in their area as a means of encouraging skills excellence and its base in the UK.

This motion has been signed by a total of 33 MPs.

Gordon Marsden03/12/2007Blackpool SouthLabourProposed
Barry Sheerman03/12/2007HuddersfieldLabourSeconded
Peter Bottomley04/12/2007Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Andrew Dismore04/12/2007HendonLabourSeconded
Martin Caton04/12/2007GowerLabourSeconded
Lindsay Hoyle04/12/2007ChorleyLabourSeconded
Stephen Williams04/12/2007Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Joan Humble05/12/2007Blackpool North and FleetwoodLabourSigned
Gregory Campbell05/12/2007East LondonderryDUPSigned
Derek Conway05/12/2007Old Bexley & SidcupConservativeSigned
Hywel Francis05/12/2007AberavonLabourSigned
Mike Hancock05/12/2007Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Tim Boswell05/12/2007DaventryConservativeSigned
Dai Davies05/12/2007Blaenau GwentIndependentSigned
Rudi Vis06/12/2007Finchley and Golders GreenLabourSigned
David Drew06/12/2007StroudLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin06/12/2007Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Lynne Jones06/12/2007Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
John Pugh06/12/2007SouthportLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Simpson10/12/2007Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins10/12/2007Luton NorthLabourSigned
Brian Jenkins10/12/2007TamworthLabourSigned
Betty Williams10/12/2007ConwyLabourSigned
John Leech10/12/2007Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Ian McCartney11/12/2007MakerfieldLabourSigned
John McDonnell11/12/2007Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Albert Owen11/12/2007Ynys MLabourSigned
Paul Farrelly11/12/2007Newcastle-under-LymeLabourSigned
David Anderson11/12/2007BlaydonLabourSigned
Ann Cryer12/12/2007KeighleyLabourSigned
Michael Jabez Foster12/12/2007Hastings and RyeLabourSigned
Phil Willis12/12/2007Harrogate and KnaresboroughLiberal DemocratSigned
Eric Illsley05/02/2008Barnsley CentralLabourSigned

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