Early day motion 1179

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CHAIR OF PALAEOGRAPHY AT KING'S COLLEGE LONDON

That this House notes the proposal by the Executive of Kings College London as part of its budget review process to abolish the Chair of Palaeography, the only one of its kind in the United Kingdom; further notes the fundamental importance of palaeography to a broad and interdisciplinary scholarly community; considers that without the development of palaeographic skills, millions of documents would be rendered inaccessible, thus depriving the nation of its full historical legacy; and therefore urges Kings College London to consider very carefully any proposals in respect to this prestigious and important Chair.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Boswell, Tim Conservative Party Daventry 24.03.2010
Brake, Tom Liberal Democrats Carshalton and Wallington 30.03.2010
Clapham, Michael Labour Party Barnsley West and Penistone 06.04.2010
Cryer, Ann Labour Party Keighley 25.03.2010
Dismore, Andrew Labour Party Hendon 30.03.2010
Francis, Hywel Labour Party Aberavon 24.03.2010
Gray, James Conservative Party North Wiltshire 30.03.2010
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 25.03.2010
Holmes, Paul Liberal Democrats Chesterfield 24.03.2010
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 30.03.2010
Howells, Kim Labour Party Pontypridd 07.04.2010
Illsley, Eric Labour Party Barnsley Central 30.03.2010
Key, Robert Conservative Party Salisbury 24.03.2010
Marsden, Gordon Labour Party Blackpool South 24.03.2010
McCafferty, Chris Labour Party Calder Valley 06.04.2010
O'Hara, Edward Labour Party Knowsley South 25.03.2010
Simpson, Alan Labour Party Nottingham South 29.03.2010
Stewart, Ian Labour Party Eccles 24.03.2010
Williams, Roger Liberal Democrats Brecon and Radnorshire 30.03.2010
Willott, Jenny Liberal Democrats Cardiff Central 06.04.2010