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The Royal Society Of Biology's Parliamentary Links Day

EDM number 47 in 2017-19, proposed by Stephen Metcalfe on 26/06/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Parliament and Science.

That this House congratulates the Royal Society of Biology on organising 2017's Parliamentary Links Day on 27 June 2017 on behalf of the science and engineering community; applauds the theme of UK Science and Global Opportunities; welcomes the Society's continuing commitment to serve the public interest by improving the access of all hon. Members to scientific information and a better understanding of science; notes the involvement of the Institute of Physics, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Council for the Mathematical Sciences, the British Pharmacological Society, the Biochemical Society, the Physiological Society, the Geological Society, the British Ecological Society, the Nutrition Society, the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Society for Applied Microbiology and the Society for Experimental Biology and many others; further notes that the event will be launched by Mr Speaker and will include a keynote contribution from the hon. Member for Orpington and a keynote address by the Chair-designate of UK Research and Innovation, Sir John Kingman; notes the contributions from many other eminent scientists and communicators; notes that Parliamentary Links Day is an established and respected event on the annual Parliamentary calendar; notes that the Royal Society of Biology and the scientific community remain committed to assisting right hon. and hon. Members on all sides of the House with access to scientific advice; and further welcomes the continuing contribution that Parliamentary Links Day makes to strengthening the dialogue between Parliament and the science and engineering community.

This motion has been signed by a total of 21 MPs.

Stephen Metcalfe26/06/2017South Basildon and East ThurrockConservativeProposed
Jim Cunningham27/06/2017Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon27/06/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins27/06/2017Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Chris Stephens27/06/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Carol Monaghan27/06/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySeconded
Bob Blackman27/06/2017Harrow EastConservativeSigned
David Tredinnick28/06/2017BosworthConservativeSigned
Peter Bottomley28/06/2017Worthing WestConservativeSigned
John McNally29/06/2017FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Patrick Grady29/06/2017Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil03/07/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law03/07/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Peter Grant04/07/2017GlenrothesScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry04/07/2017Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Neil Gray04/07/2017Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown04/07/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
David Linden04/07/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins06/07/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Graham Stringer19/07/2017Blackley and BroughtonLabourSigned
David Crausby20/07/2017Bolton North EastLabourSigned

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