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Royal Society Of Chemistry's Parliamentary Links Day

EDM number 238 in 2010-12, proposed by Mark Lancaster on 15/06/2010.
Categorised under the topics of Research and innovation and Science.

That this House congratulates the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) on holding its Parliamentary Links Day on 22 June 2010 on the theme of Science and the New Parliament; welcomes the Society's commitment to serve the public interest by improving hon. Members' access to scientific information and a better understanding of science; notes the keynote address by right hon. David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science; further notes that other speakers include Professor Dave Garner, President of the RSC, Lord Rees of Ludlow, President of the Royal Society, Martin Earwicker, Council Member of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Helen Fielding, RSC Member of Council, Dr Mark Downs, Chief Executive, the Society of Biology, Jocelyn Bell, President of the Institute of Physics, Bryan Lovell, President of the Geological Society, Imran Khan of CaSE, David Cope, Director of POST, and Professor John Beddington, the Government's Chief Scientific Adviser; further welcomes the participation of the right hon. Member for Doncaster North on behalf of the Official Opposition and the hon. Member for Ellesmere Port and Neston as Chair-elect of the Science and Technology Select Committee; further notes that Parliamentary Links Day is an established and respected event on the annual Parliamentary calendar; further notes that the Royal Society of Chemistry's pioneering Parliamentary Link Scheme, pairing scientists with hon. Members, is open to right hon. and hon. Members on all sides of the House; and further welcomes the outstanding contribution that Parliamentary Links Day makes to strengthening the dialogue between Parliament and the science and engineering community.

This motion has been signed by a total of 33 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Mark Lancaster15/06/2010Milton Keynes NorthConservativeProposed
Jim Dobbin16/06/2010Heywood and MiddletonLabourSeconded
Ian Davidson16/06/2010Glasgow South WestLabourSeconded
Stephen Williams16/06/2010Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSeconded
Andrew Stephenson16/06/2010PendleConservativeSeconded
Peter Bottomley16/06/2010Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Annette Brooke16/06/2010Mid Dorset and North PooleLiberal DemocratSigned
Gregory Campbell16/06/2010East LondonderryDUPSigned
Graham Stringer16/06/2010Blackley and BroughtonLabourSigned
Eric Illsley17/06/2010Barnsley CentralLabourWithdrawn
Mike Hancock17/06/2010Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Malcolm Wicks17/06/2010Croydon NorthLabourSigned
John Hemming17/06/2010Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
Mark Williams17/06/2010CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Iain Stewart21/06/2010Milton Keynes SouthConservativeSigned
Tom Blenkinsop21/06/2010Middlesbrough South and East ClevelandLabourSigned
Julian Huppert21/06/2010CambridgeLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Miller22/06/2010Ellesmere Port and NestonLabourSigned
Albert Owen22/06/2010Ynys MLabourSigned
Jonathan Reynolds22/06/2010Stalybridge and HydeLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins23/06/2010Luton NorthLabourSigned
Lilian Greenwood23/06/2010Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Nicholas Dakin23/06/2010ScunthorpeLabourSigned
Simon Hughes24/06/2010Bermondsey and Old SouthwarkLiberal DemocratSigned
Frank Doran24/06/2010Aberdeen NorthLabourSigned
John Pugh24/06/2010SouthportLiberal DemocratSigned
Malcolm Bruce28/06/2010GordonLiberal DemocratSigned
Elfyn Llwyd29/06/2010Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Alasdair McDonnell29/06/2010Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
John McDonnell29/06/2010Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
David Crausby08/07/2010Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Lady Hermon12/07/2010North DownIndependentSigned
Tessa Munt08/11/2010WellsLiberal DemocratSigned

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