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Big Bang Science And Engineering Fair 2012

EDM number 2914 in 2010-12, proposed by Valerie Vaz on 22/03/2012.
Categorised under the topics of Schools and Science.

That this House congratulates EngineeringUK for the successful Big Bang Fair on science and engineering held at the NEC arena in Birmingham from 15 to 17 March 2012 as the flagship event from National Science and Engineering Week; celebrates the variety of innovative projects carried out by schools across the country and presented at the fair, including a mechanism to save water when flushing the cistern and the creation of a supported lift to be used in the testing of gearboxes; applauds the Wellcome Trust's Olympic-inspired In The Zone exhibition which empowered individuals to understand how their bodies work while doing exercise; further congratulates Kirtana Vallabhaneni, who was named Young Scientist of the Year, and Wasim Miah and Jessica Jones, who were named Young Engineers of the Year; anticipates that young people will be inspired by their achievements and the events taking place as part of the fair; and calls on the Government to ensure that science and engineering opportunities and support will be widely accessible for young people.

This motion has been signed by a total of 11 MPs.

Valerie Vaz22/03/2012Walsall SouthLabourProposed
Peter Bottomley22/03/2012Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn23/03/2012Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Lady Hermon26/03/2012North DownIndependentSeconded
Alan Meale26/03/2012MansfieldLabourSeconded
Mike Hancock26/03/2012Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins27/03/2012Luton NorthLabourSigned
Simon Hughes27/03/2012Bermondsey and Old SouthwarkLiberal DemocratSigned
Martin Caton27/03/2012GowerLabourSigned
David Crausby16/04/2012Bolton North EastLabourSigned
John McDonnell25/04/2012Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned

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