Early day motion 2975

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That this House welcomes Universities Week 2012, running from 30 April to 7 May 2012; recognises the wide and varied role of UK universities and the pivotal part they are playing in this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games; further recognises that the UK's universities underpin the future growth and success of the UK; acknowledges that the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games are a good way to showcase this; celebrates the contribution that the UK's universities have always made to the Olympic movement; notes the importance of groundbreaking and innovative sporting research and development work being undertaken at institutions around the UK; further notes the positive impact universities and sport have on communities locally and globally; and therefore furtheracknowledges that the expertise and talent found in the UK's universities make important contributions to its communities and bring benefits for everyone,not just those who have attended university.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Blackman-Woods, Roberta Labour Party City of Durham 18.04.2012
Blomfield, Paul Labour Party Sheffield Central 26.04.2012
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 18.04.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 19.04.2012
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 23.04.2012
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 18.04.2012
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 24.04.2012
Francis, Hywel Labour Party Aberavon 24.04.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 18.04.2012
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 25.04.2012
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 19.04.2012
Huppert, Julian Liberal Democrats Cambridge 18.04.2012
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 25.04.2012
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 23.04.2012
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Manchester Central 23.04.2012
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 24.04.2012
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 18.04.2012
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 19.04.2012
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 26.04.2012
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 18.04.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 24.04.2012
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 19.04.2012
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 24.04.2012
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 26.04.2012
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 19.04.2012