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90th Anniversary Of The Formation Of ICI

EDM number 767 in 2016-17, proposed by Stephen Metcalfe on 05/12/2016.
Categorised under the topics of Companies, Research and innovation and Science.

That this House commemorates 7 December 1926 as the day on which Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd (ICI) was founded; recognises the significant contribution that ICI made to UK society and recalls a time when ICI was regarded as the UK's industrial crown jewels; further recognises its focus on science and innovation which was the foundation of the growth of the business; notes that the example of ICI and its enduring relevance lay in its contribution to an industrial strategy with science and innovation at its heart; and recognises the important role of the Society of Chemical Industry in organising a major conference on 7 December 2016 on the subject of the role of science and innovation in post-Brexit UK.

This motion has been signed by a total of 6 MPs.

Stephen Metcalfe05/12/2016South Basildon and East ThurrockConservativeProposed
Jim Shannon06/12/2016StrangfordDUPSeconded
Alan Meale06/12/2016MansfieldLabourSeconded
Peter Bottomley07/12/2016Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Alasdair McDonnell07/12/2016Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Bob Blackman08/12/2016Harrow EastConservativeSeconded

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