Early day motion 2508

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FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE AWARDS 2012

That this House welcomes the announcement of the winners of the For Women in Science Awards 2012; congratulates Professor Frances Ashcroft of Oxford University, who will be named as a 2012 Laureate for her contribution to science; notes that in 1984 Professor Ashcroft discovered the missing link connecting an increase in the blood sugar level to the secretion of the hormone insulin, the failure of which process leads to diabetes; further notes Professor Ashcroft's subsequent important work with Professor Andrew Hattersley on neonatal diabetes and her work on obesity; acknowledges the significant contributions women make to science; and calls on the Government to support women's particpation in science.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 05.12.2011
Burt, Lorely Liberal Democrats Solihull 12.12.2011
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 08.12.2011
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 08.12.2011
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 11.01.2012
Crockart, Mike Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 13.12.2011
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 08.12.2011
Dowd, Jim Labour Party Lewisham West and Penge 08.12.2011
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 06.12.2011
Francis, Hywel Labour Party Aberavon 12.12.2011
Gapes, Mike Labour Party Ilford South 13.12.2011
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 15.12.2011
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 06.12.2011
Hemming, John Liberal Democrats Birmingham Yardley 20.12.2011
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 06.12.2011
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 06.12.2011
Huppert, Julian Liberal Democrats Cambridge 05.12.2011
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 10.01.2012
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Manchester Central 13.12.2011
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 08.12.2011
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 08.12.2011
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 08.12.2011
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 08.12.2011
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 08.12.2011
Pugh, John Liberal Democrats Southport 14.12.2011
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 08.12.2011
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 06.12.2011
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 08.12.2011
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 08.12.2011
Vaz, Valerie Labour Party Walsall South 05.12.2011
Woodward, Shaun Labour Party St Helens South and Whiston 13.12.2011