Early day motion 1608

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US-UK FULBRIGHT COMMISSION 70TH ANNIVERSARY

That this House notes that 22 September 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the signing of the treaty which established the US-UK Fulbright Commission, responsible for delivering the Fulbright awards to American and British grantees; recognises the achievement of the US-UK programme which has seen more than 12,750 UK nationals and over 10,626 US nationals cross the Atlantic to study; acknowledges the programme's contribution to furthering the Special Relationship from the friendships made as succeeding generations have come to a deeper understanding of each other; further acknowledges that a Fulbright scholarship has been the catalyst for important scientific discoveries, Nobel prizes, great novelists and playwrights, economists and politicians; and calls on the Government on this significant occasion of the 70th anniversary of the creation of the US-UK Fulbright Commission to pledge to continue to support the US-UK Fulbright programme.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bardell, Hannah Scottish National Party Livingston 09.10.2018
Blackman, Bob Conservative Party Harrow East 12.09.2018
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 11.09.2018
Brown, Alan Scottish National Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 09.10.2018
Chapman, Douglas Scottish National Party Dunfermline and West Fife 11.09.2018
Chope, Christopher Conservative Party Christchurch 11.09.2018
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 09.10.2018
George, Ruth Labour Party High Peak 11.10.2018
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 13.09.2018
Hayes, Helen Labour Party Dulwich and West Norwood 15.10.2018
Hendry, Drew Scottish National Party Inverness Nairn Badenoch and Strathspey 09.10.2018
Knight, Greg Conservative Party Yorkshire East 11.09.2018
Linden, David Scottish National Party Glasgow East 13.09.2018
Little Pengelly, Emma Democratic Unionist Party Belfast South 15.10.2018
Marsden, Gordon Labour Party Blackpool South 09.10.2018
McGinn, Conor Labour Party St Helens North 11.09.2018
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd Labour Party Brighton Kemptown 09.10.2018
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 12.09.2018
Spellar, John Labour Party Warley 11.09.2018