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Olympic Britain And The House Of Commons Library

EDM number 425 in 2012-13, proposed by Gordon Marsden on 17/07/2012.
Categorised under the topics of House of Commons and Sports.

That this House congratulates all those members of staff and researchers from the House of Commons Library involved in the publication of Olympic Britain, a fascinating and timely comparison of how our country has changed between the two previous London Olympics of 1908 and 1948 and now; admires the way in which they have deployed their subject areas, graphs and statistics to appeal to a general readership;urges its wider dissemination and awareness outside Parliament as well as in;and believes that the production and publication of similar initiatives to convey important surveys showing the relevance of recent history to current public policy issues should be encouraged in Parliament.

This motion has been signed by a total of 23 MPs.

Gordon Marsden17/07/2012Blackpool SouthLabourProposed
Jim Dobbin03/09/2012Heywood and MiddletonLabourSeconded
Peter Bottomley03/09/2012Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
David Simpson04/09/2012Upper BannDUPSeconded
Alan Meale04/09/2012MansfieldLabourSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn04/09/2012Islington NorthLabourSeconded
William McCrea04/09/2012South AntrimDUPSigned
John McDonnell04/09/2012Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
David Morris04/09/2012Morecambe and LunesdaleConservativeSigned
Virendra Sharma05/09/2012Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Andrew Stephenson05/09/2012PendleConservativeSigned
Gregory Campbell05/09/2012East LondonderryDUPSigned
Jim Shannon05/09/2012StrangfordDUPSigned
Lady Hermon06/09/2012North DownIndependentSigned
Paul Flynn06/09/2012Newport WestLabourSigned
Hywel Francis06/09/2012AberavonLabourSigned
Hugh Bayley06/09/2012York CentralLabourSigned
Mary Glindon06/09/2012North TynesideLabourSigned
George Galloway07/09/2012Bradford WestRespectSigned
Mike Hancock07/09/2012Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Naomi Long12/09/2012Belfast EastAllianceSigned
Lindsay Roy12/09/2012GlenrothesLabourSigned
Jim McGovern14/09/2012Dundee WestLabourSigned

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