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Voice Of The Future 2018

EDM number 1026 in 2017-19, proposed by Stephen Metcalfe on 06/03/2018.
Categorised under the topic of Science.

That this House congratulates the Royal Society of Biology on organising Voice of the Future 2018 on 13 March 2018 at the House and on its continuing commitment under its Royal Charter to serve the public benefit by seeking to assist right hon. and hon. Members with a better understanding of science; notes that Voice of the Future 2018 is taking place during National Science and Engineering Week and involves young scientists and engineers from all over the UK, including A-level students from Wallington High School for Girls and Queen's Park Community School; further notes the involvement of the Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, the Shadow Minister for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Government's Acting Chief Scientific Adviser; notes the special Science Question Time with right hon. and hon. Members on the Science and Technology Committee; applauds the involvement in this event of many of the UK's greatest science and engineering organisations, including the Royal Society, the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Royal Society of Biology, the Institute of Physics, the Biochemical Society, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Society for Experimental Biology, the Society for Applied Microbiology, the British Pharmacological Society, the Council for the Mathematical Sciences, Geological Society, Physiological Society, the Genetics Society, Royal Society of Chemistry, Nutrition Society, British Ecological Society and others; and welcomes the contribution that Voice of the Future makes to building and maintaining a constructive dialogue between Parliament and the younger generation of scientists and engineers.

This motion has been signed by a total of 12 MPs.

Stephen Metcalfe06/03/2018South Basildon and East ThurrockConservativeProposed
Jim Shannon07/03/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Bob Blackman07/03/2018Harrow EastConservativeSeconded
Peter Bottomley07/03/2018Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Carol Monaghan08/03/2018Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Stephens12/03/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
David Linden13/03/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Jim Cunningham13/03/2018Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Pete Wishart13/03/2018Perth and North PerthshireScottish National PartySigned
Liz Saville Roberts14/03/2018Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Alan Brown15/03/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry18/04/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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