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University Marine Biological Station Millport

EDM number 894 in 2012-13, proposed by Katy Clark on 08/01/2013.
Categorised under the topics of Marine environment and Research and innovation.

That this House is deeply concerned that University Marine Biological Station, Millport, which has been operational since the late 19th century, could close; notes that the University of London is currently the custodian of the facility and that a decision is pending by the University's Board of Trustees on the future of this national asset; recognises that the station is used by universities, schools and others in Scotland, England and Wales, as well as institutions outside the UK, providing marine biology field course teaching and facilities; further notes that the Marine Station is unique in being able to offer a range of interesting and diverse marine habitats in extremely close proximity to the Station and is ideally situated for marine biological teaching and research; further recognises that the Station is the second largest employer on Millport after the NHS and that most of its staff live on the Isle of Cumbrae; welcomes the contribution to the island economy of residents and visitors alike with an overall regional impact said to be around 2 million per annum; believes that if the Marine Station were to close the impact would be devastating on the island community of Cumbrae; further believes that it is vital that a way is found to secure the future of the facility; and calls on the UK Government and the Scottish Government to work together to ensure the future of the Marine Station.

This motion has been signed by a total of 78 MPs.

Katy Clark08/01/2013North Ayrshire and ArranLabourProposed
Alan Reid08/01/2013Argyll and ButeLiberal DemocratSeconded
Jim Sheridan08/01/2013Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthLabourSeconded
Mark Lazarowicz08/01/2013Edinburgh North and LeithLabourSeconded
Sandra Osborne08/01/2013Ayr, Carrick and CumnockLabourSeconded
Angus MacNeil08/01/2013Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySeconded
John Cryer08/01/2013Leyton and WansteadLabourSigned
Iain McKenzie08/01/2013InverclydeLabourSigned
Grahame Morris08/01/2013EasingtonLabourSigned
Fiona O'Donnell08/01/2013East LothianLabourSigned
Jim McGovern08/01/2013Dundee WestLabourSigned
Ann McKechin08/01/2013Glasgow NorthLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd08/01/2013Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Jeremy Corbyn09/01/2013Islington NorthLabourSigned
Michael Crockart09/01/2013Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Linda Riordan09/01/2013HalifaxLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin09/01/2013Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell09/01/2013Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Jim Shannon09/01/2013StrangfordDUPSigned
David Simpson09/01/2013Upper BannDUPSigned
Kelvin Hopkins09/01/2013Luton NorthLabourSigned
Alan Meale09/01/2013MansfieldLabourSigned
Barry Sheerman10/01/2013HuddersfieldLabourSigned
Martin Caton10/01/2013GowerLabourSigned
Graham Stringer10/01/2013Blackley and BroughtonLabourSigned
John Thurso10/01/2013Caithness, Sutherland and Easter RossLiberal DemocratSigned
Mary Glindon10/01/2013North TynesideLabourSigned
Tom Clarke14/01/2013Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
John Leech14/01/2013Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Menzies Campbell15/01/2013North East FifeLiberal DemocratSigned
Roger Godsiff15/01/2013Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
Mike Hancock15/01/2013Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Mark Williams15/01/2013CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Virendra Sharma16/01/2013Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Julian Huppert16/01/2013CambridgeLiberal DemocratSigned
Graeme Morrice16/01/2013LivingstonLabourSigned
Ian Davidson16/01/2013Glasgow South WestLabourSigned
Geraint Davies16/01/2013Swansea WestLabourSigned
Charles Kennedy16/01/2013Ross, Skye and LochaberLiberal DemocratSigned
Alasdair McDonnell16/01/2013Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Frank Doran17/01/2013Aberdeen NorthLabourSigned
George Galloway17/01/2013Bradford WestRespectSigned
Jimmy Hood21/01/2013Lanark and Hamilton EastLabourSigned
Angus Robertson23/01/2013MorayScottish National PartySigned
Michael Weir23/01/2013AngusScottish National PartySigned
Pete Wishart23/01/2013Perth and North PerthshireScottish National PartySigned
Stewart Hosie23/01/2013Dundee EastScottish National PartySigned
Eilidh Whiteford23/01/2013Banff and BuchanScottish National PartySigned
Louise Ellman28/01/2013Liverpool, RiversideLabourSigned
Frank Field28/01/2013BirkenheadLabourSigned
Paul Flynn28/01/2013Newport WestLabourSigned
Fabian Hamilton28/01/2013Leeds North EastLabourSigned
Adrian Bailey28/01/2013West Bromwich WestLabourSigned
Dan Rogerson28/01/2013North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Yasmin Qureshi28/01/2013Bolton South EastLabourSigned
Alex Cunningham28/01/2013Stockton NorthLabourSigned
Andy Sawford28/01/2013CorbyLabourSigned
Michael Connarty28/01/2013Linlithgow and East FalkirkLabourSigned
Ann Coffey28/01/2013StockportLabourSigned
Albert Owen28/01/2013Ynys MLabourSigned
John McDonnell28/01/2013Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Julian Lewis28/01/2013New Forest EastConservativeSigned
Eleanor Laing28/01/2013Epping ForestConservativeSigned
Charles Hendry28/01/2013WealdenConservativeSigned
Frank Roy28/01/2013Motherwell and WishawLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham28/01/2013Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Valerie Vaz29/01/2013Walsall SouthLabourSigned
Andrew Miller29/01/2013Ellesmere Port and NestonLabourSigned
Joan Ruddock30/01/2013Lewisham, DeptfordLabourSigned
Paul Murphy31/01/2013TorfaenLabourSigned
David Amess31/01/2013Southend WestConservativeSigned
John Robertson06/02/2013Glasgow North WestLabourSigned
Mike Gapes06/02/2013Ilford SouthLabourSigned
Sheila Gilmore06/02/2013Edinburgh EastLabourSigned
Sarah Champion11/02/2013RotherhamLabourSigned
Julian Brazier13/02/2013CanterburyConservativeSigned
George Mudie26/02/2013Leeds EastLabourSigned
Anne Begg28/02/2013Aberdeen SouthLabourSigned

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