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SET FOR BRITAIN 2012

That this House greatly welcomes the special scientific exhibition entitled SET for Britain which will be held in the Palace of Westminster on 12 March 2012 as a contribution to this year's National Science and Engineering Week; notes that this event in the Terrace Marquee is designed to strengthen the dialogue between Parliament and the science and engineering community; further notes that there will be three consecutive sessions incorporating a total of 180 scientific posters by early-stage and early-career researchers covering the biological and biomedical sciences, the physical sciences and engineering; further notes that prizes will be awarded to those posters judged the best in each scientific discipline; encourages allhon. and right hon. Members to see at first hand the outstandingly high quality of research being carried out in UK universities and elsewhere; pays tribute to the late Dr Eric Wharton who founded this event a decade ago; greatly welcomes the leadership in organising SET for Britain of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, and leading scientific bodies such as the Society of Biology, the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Physics, Royal Society of Chemistry, and others; and believes that the success of the UK in the competitive knowledge economy of the 21st century will depend on its world-class scientific and engineering expertise.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 12.03.2012
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 14.03.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 14.03.2012
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 14.03.2012
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 16.04.2012
Crockart, Mike Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 15.03.2012
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 13.03.2012
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 15.03.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 13.03.2012
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 13.03.2012
Huppert, Julian Liberal Democrats Cambridge 08.03.2012
Lancaster, Mark Conservative Party Milton Keynes North 08.03.2012
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 13.03.2012
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 13.03.2012
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 12.03.2012
Miller, Andrew Labour Party Ellesmere Port and Neston 08.03.2012
Mulholland, Greg Liberal Democrats Leeds North West 15.03.2012
Owen, Albert Labour Party Ynys Môn 14.03.2012
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 14.03.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 13.03.2012
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 12.03.2012
Stringer, Graham Labour Party Blackley and Broughton 12.03.2012
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 13.03.2012
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 14.03.2012