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DEATH OF J. K. GALBRAITH

That this House notes with sadness the recent death of J. K. Galbraith, economist, diplomat and adviser to numerous American presidents; recognises the huge debt that liberal democracies owe to him as an opponent to the crass monetarism of the 1980s and 1990s and for keeping Keynesian economics alive; acknowledges the way in which he was able to use his wit, charm and excellence in communication to advance the study of economics beyond the academic world to influence the views of the general public and in particular pays tribute to his great works including American Capitalism and The Concept of Countervailing Power, The Great Crash (1929), The Affluent Society and The Culture of Contentment; remembers with nostalgia his Reith Lectures and his BBC TV series The Age of Uncertainty; and believes that it is unlikely that his like will ever be seen again.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Berry, Roger Labour Party Kingswood 21.06.2006
Borrow, David S Labour Party South Ribble 10.05.2006
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 03.05.2006
Brooke, Annette Liberal Democrats Mid Dorset and North Poole 12.05.2006
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 03.05.2006
Clapham, Michael Labour Party Barnsley West and Penistone 09.05.2006
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 03.05.2006
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 24.05.2006
Cryer, Ann Labour Party Keighley 03.05.2006
Dean, Janet Labour Party Burton 09.05.2006
Devine, Jim Labour Party Livingston 03.05.2006
Dismore, Andrew Labour Party Hendon 03.05.2006
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 03.05.2006
Drew, David Labour Party Stroud 02.05.2006
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 08.05.2006
Etherington, Bill Labour Party Sunderland North 11.05.2006
Farrelly, Paul Labour Party Newcastle-under-Lyme 22.06.2006
Farron, Tim Liberal Democrats Westmorland and Lonsdale 12.05.2006
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 10.05.2006
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 09.05.2006
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Sparkbrook and Small Heath 09.05.2006
Goodman, Helen Labour Party Bishop Auckland 12.05.2006
Hemming, John Liberal Democrats Birmingham Yardley 12.05.2006
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 20.06.2006
Holmes, Paul Liberal Democrats Chesterfield 08.05.2006
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 03.05.2006
Hoyle, Lindsay Labour Party Chorley 10.05.2006
Hunter, Mark Liberal Democrats Cheadle 10.05.2006
Illsley, Eric Labour Party Barnsley Central 10.05.2006
Jenkins, Brian Labour Party Tamworth 25.05.2006
Lepper, David Labour Party Brighton Pavilion 03.05.2006
Mallaber, Judy Labour Party Amber Valley 17.05.2006
Marris, Rob Labour Party Wolverhampton South West 10.05.2006
Marsden, Gordon Labour Party Blackpool South 04.05.2006
Martlew, Eric Labour Party Carlisle 09.05.2006
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 06.11.2006
McGovern, Jim Labour Party Dundee West 11.05.2006
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 03.05.2006
Moffatt, Laura Labour Party Crawley 29.06.2006
Mudie, George Labour Party Leeds East 24.05.2006
Owen, Albert Labour Party Ynys Môn 16.05.2006
Pugh, John Liberal Democrats Southport 03.05.2006
Purchase, Ken Labour Party Wolverhampton North East 03.05.2006
Rogerson, Dan Liberal Democrats North Cornwall 23.05.2006
Salmond, Alex Scottish National Party Banff and Buchan 03.05.2006
Simpson, Alan Labour Party Nottingham South 04.05.2006
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 04.05.2006
Taylor, David Labour Party North West Leicestershire 03.05.2006
Touhig, Don Labour Party Islwyn 16.05.2006
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 04.05.2006
Vis, Rudi Labour Party Finchley and Golders Green 10.05.2006
Wareing, Robert N Labour Party Liverpool West Derby 10.05.2006
Weir, Mike Scottish National Party Angus 03.05.2006
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Caernarfon 11.05.2006
Wyatt, Derek Labour Party Sittingbourne and Sheppey 03.05.2006