Stephen Metcalfe's 60 Early Day Motions
9th May 2023
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th May 2023

Hereditary angioedema awareness day (No. 2)

Tabled by: Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh North and Leith)
That this House celebrates Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) day on Tuesday 16 May 2023; recognises that HAE has a significant impact on patient lives and can cause unpredictable potentially life-threatening attacks; commends the important work patient organisations, such as HAE UK, and leading immunology specialists have done to support and advocate …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
6th March 2023
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Monday 13th March 2023

The Loan Charge

Tabled by: Karl Turner (Labour - Kingston upon Hull East)
That this House is concerned that suicides have been linked to the Loan Charge and that despite the Morse Review, thousands face unaffordable demands, with the risk of further suicides; notes that most people facing action were mis-sold schemes and that HMRC are demanding scheme users repay disputed tax; further …
118 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 33
Conservative: 17
Liberal Democrat: 14
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
11th January 2023
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Wednesday 18th January 2023

Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House notes that, on 27 January 2023, the UK will observe Holocaust Memorial Day, marking the 78th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where more than 1.1 million people died, including nearly one million Jewish men, women and children; commemorates the six million victims of the Holocaust and …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Feb 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 13
Conservative: 6
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Alliance: 1
5th July 2022
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Tuesday 12th July 2022

Srebrenica Memorial Week 2022

Tabled by: Margaret Ferrier (Independent - Rutherglen and Hamilton West)
That this House recognises the 11th July as the annual day of commemoration of the Srebrenica genocide; commits to supporting the work of communities and schools across the country to tackle hatred and intolerance by raising awareness and educating people about the genocide that took place in Srebrenica; pledges to …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 8
Conservative: 4
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
27th June 2022
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 27th June 2022

The Royal Society of Biology's Parliamentary Links Day

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House congratulates the Royal Society of Biology on organising this year’s Parliamentary Links Day on Tuesday 28 June 2022 on behalf of the science and engineering community; applauds the theme of Science and International Collaboration; welcomes the Society’s continuing commitment to serve the public interest by improving the …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Sep 2022)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
17th May 2022
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Tuesday 17th May 2022

The Elizabeth Tournament

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House believes that, in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee, the much-loved Royal Tournament should be reinstated and renamed henceforth The Elizabeth Tournament; notes that this annual event would be a celebration of 70 extraordinary years of dedicated public service to Great Britain and Northern Ireland …
2 signatures
(Most recent: 23 May 2022)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th May 2022
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 12th May 2022

ME Awareness Day 2022

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House recognises 12 May 2022 as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) Awareness Day, which aims to highlight the impact this condition has on approximately 250,000 people across the UK; commends the endless dedication of campaigners and charities working to raise awareness of ME as a serious and debilitating neurological condition; …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Labour: 12
Liberal Democrat: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
14th July 2021
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Tuesday 20th July 2021

Support for the coach industry in England

Tabled by: Emma Hardy (Labour - Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle)
That this House is concerned at the level of support provided for the English coach industry during the covid-19 outbreak; notes that pre-pandemic the coach sector was a healthy sector with a viable future; recognises that sector's vital role in tourism, school transport, rural services and train and airport emergency …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
21st June 2021
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 28th June 2021

The protection of black bears in Asia

Tabled by: Andrew Rosindell (Conservative - Romford)
That this House commends the work of Animals Asia Foundation in their campaign to protect Black Bears in Asia; is horrified by the pain caused to the bears when the bile is drained from them and appalled that the bears are kept for years in rusting, cramped cages with no …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 3
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
16th June 2021
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Wednesday 16th June 2021

Royal Society of Biology's Parliamentary Links Day

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House congratulates The Royal Society of Biology on organizing this year’s Parliamentary Links Day on Tuesday 22 June 2021 on behalf of the science and engineering community; applauds the timely theme of Science and Climate Change; welcomes the Society’s continuing commitment to serve the public interest by improving …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th May 2021
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 10th May 2021

150th Anniversary of the Institution of Engineering and Technology

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House congratulates the Institution of Engineering and Technology on its 150th anniversary; notes the Institution's considerable work to share and advance independent engineering expertise; further notes the opportunity that the anniversary brings to engage and inspire young people so that engineering and technology is seen as a force …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 14 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 1
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
2nd December 2020
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Thursday 3rd December 2020

Scientists, researchers and clinicians developing treatment, testing and vaccines for covid-19

Tabled by: Olivia Blake (Labour - Sheffield, Hallam)
That this House celebrates and commends the international efforts of thousands of scientists, researchers and clinicians from across the globe in developing treatment, testing and vaccines for covid-19.
45 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Scottish National Party: 5
Conservative: 4
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
16th November 2020
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 16th November 2020

A National Resilience Programme

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House notes the importance of physical activity to keeping older people healthy and resilient; further notes that one in three older people did less physical activity during the first lockdown in March 2020 and that within three days of not using muscles people can experience significant decreases in …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
2nd November 2020
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 2nd November 2020

Big Bang Competition 2020

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House congratulates all the competitors who have taken part in the Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Competition 2020 on the day that they would have normally been attending the Big Bang in Parliament during Tomorrow’s Engineers Week and would have been given the opportunity to showcase …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
1st October 2020
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Monday 19th October 2020

Support for Further Education colleges

Tabled by: Robert Halfon (Conservative - Harlow)
That this House recognises the unique role that colleges play in supporting people, employers and communities to thrive and central role in rebuilding the economy; endorses the vision of the Independent Commission on the College of the Future for a strategic and expanded role for colleges in empowering people with …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Conservative: 5
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
14th July 2020
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Friday 17th July 2020

Hospital parking charges (No. 2)

Tabled by: Mike Penning (Conservative - Hemel Hempstead)
That this House believes that at this time when all parts of the United Kingdom have come together to fight COVID 19 and to support front line key workers when our country needs the NHS more than ever to be free at the point of delivery, Members of both Houses …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Conservative: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
1st July 2020
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 1st July 2020

Royal Society of Biology's Parliamentary Links Day

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House congratulates The Royal Society of Biology on organizing the first ever online Parliamentary Links Day on Tuesday 14 July 2020 on behalf of the science and engineering community; applauds the theme of Public Trust in Science at a time when science is crucial to the future of …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
5th March 2020
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th May 2020

Equitable Life

Tabled by: Neale Hanvey (Alba Party - Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath)
That this House recognises that the Equitable Life scandal remains an ongoing and significant injustice; notes that the majority of victims are retired factory shop workers, nurses, teachers, civil servants and small business owners who diligently saved for their retirement; is concerned that 12 years after the Government accepted the …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 9
Conservative: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
10th March 2020
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 11th March 2020

Automation and the future of work

Tabled by: David Davis (Conservative - Haltemprice and Howden)
That this House welcomes the Government’s commitment to level up; notes that a co-ordinated, cross-departmental approach to creating the conditions for good work across the country will be necessary to achieve this goal; recognises research by the Institute for the Future of Work that shows people across the country are …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Mar 2020)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 4
Labour: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
9th January 2020
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th February 2020

Ban on trophy hunting imports

Tabled by: Tracey Crouch (Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford)
That this House welcomes the Government's public consultation on controls on the import and export of hunting trophies; notes the strong cross-party support for EDM 1829, Session 2017-19 and that 86 per cent of the British public support an end to trophy hunting; further notes that most UK trophy imports …
168 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 77
Scottish National Party: 42
Conservative: 17
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Alba Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
19th December 2019
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Friday 20th December 2019

Big Ben chiming on the day of Brexit

Tabled by: Mark Francois (Conservative - Rayleigh and Wickford)
That this House notes the ongoing refurbishment works on the Elizabeth Tower and the fact that during this period Big Ben currently only chimes for Remembrance Sunday and New Year's Eve; further notes that the United Kingdom will now leave the European Union at 11.00pm GMT on 31 January 2020; …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Jan 2020)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 44
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 3
Labour: 1
19th December 2019
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 19th December 2019

The Physiological Society's report: Growing Older, Better

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House recognises the challenges and opportunities presented by an ageing population; welcomes the Government’s ageing society grand challenge mission of citizens enjoying five more years of healthy, independent living by 2035 while narrowing the gap between the experience of the richest and the poorest; recognises the contribution that …
2 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Dec 2019)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
21st October 2019
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 21st October 2019

Royal Society of Biology's Biology Week 2019

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House celebrates the Royal Society of Biology's ninth nationwide Biology Week from 5 to 13 October 2019; notes that among its key objectives is a commitment to encourage an interest in science among young people; congratulates the society on its initiative and on the range of innovative events …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 3
Conservative: 3
Independent: 2
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
15th October 2019
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 15th October 2019

Growing Older, Better report

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House welcomes the launch of the Physiological Society’s report, Growing Older, Better, into the role that a better understanding of physiology could play in meeting the Government’s healthy ageing grand challenge mission of citizens enjoying five more years of healthy, independent living by 2035 while narrowing the gap …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
11th July 2019
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Monday 15th July 2019

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE APOLLO 11 MOON LANDING

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House recognises that 20 July 2019 marks 50 years since humanity first landed on the moon; remembers that NASA’s legendary Apollo 11 mission was launched by a Saturn V rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida with the ambition of landing a crew on the moon and …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 16
Conservative: 6
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
2nd April 2019
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Thursday 27th June 2019

CHARITY LOTTERY ANNUAL SALES LIMIT

Tabled by: David Amess (Conservative - Southend West)
That this House supports the Government's preferred option of a new £100 million annual sales limit for charity lotteries as it will allow such lotteries to reduce bureaucracy and administration costs and thus return more to good causes; notes that a new £100 million annual sales limit is the recommendation …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Scottish National Party: 12
Conservative: 11
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
24th June 2019
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 24th June 2019

CHILDREN'S HOSPICE WEEK 2019

Tabled by: Catherine McKinnell (Labour - Newcastle upon Tyne North)
That this House notes Children's Hospice Week 2019 from 17 to 23 June; recognises that children's hospice services across the UK support thousands of seriously ill babies, children and young people; is worried by Together for Short Lives's recent finding that NHS and local council cuts to children's hospice funding …
44 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Conservative: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
17th June 2019
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 17th June 2019

THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF BIOLOGY'S PARLIAMENTARY LINKS DAY (NO 3)

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House congratulates the Royal Society of Biology on organising this year's Parliamentary Links Day on Tuesday 25 June 2019 on behalf of the science and engineering community; applauds the theme of Science and the New Frontiers; welcomes the Society's continuing commitment to serve the public interest by improving …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 4
Labour: 4
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
12th June 2019
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 12th June 2019

FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MACROBERT AWARD

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House recognises 2019 as the fiftieth anniversary of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s MacRobert Award for UK innovation in engineering; congratulates the finalists shortlisted for this year’s prize, Bombardier from Belfast, Darktrace from Cambridge, M Squared Lasers from Glasgow and OrganOx from Oxford; notes the prize’s importance in …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Labour: 1
4th June 2019
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Monday 10th June 2019

ACCESS FOR INJURED VETERANS TO REHABILITATION SERVICES AT DNRC STANFORD HALL

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House commends the construction of a new bespoke facility for the Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre at Stanford Hall as a replacement for the renowned complex at Headley Court; notes its crucial work in providing clinical rehabilitation services; observes that, at present, very few veterans can access the …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 3
Independent: 1
29th April 2019
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Wednesday 5th June 2019

ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House strongly condemns suppression of the Iranian people by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and its fostering of terrorism in the region; notes the US Authorities' decision to designate the IRGC as a foreign terrorist organisation; agrees that the Iran regime is the greatest threat not only …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Conservative: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Crossbench: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
1st May 2019
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Monday 20th May 2019

POLICE WIDOWS AND WIDOWERS PENSION EQUALITY

Tabled by: Holly Lynch (Labour - Halifax)
That this House recognises the invaluable contribution of all who have served, and continue to serve, in the police force, including those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the protection of others; acknowledges that the support provided by the spouse of a police officer is crucial both emotionally and practically; …
55 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Conservative: 16
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
8th May 2018
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Monday 1st April 2019

THE 2019 LOAN CHARGE

Tabled by: Stephen Lloyd (Liberal Democrat - Eastbourne)
That this House expresses its concern at the 2019 Loan Charge; notes that it is retrospective applying back to 1999; further notes that as a result of the introduction of IR35, umbrella companies were set up and recommended by professional advisers and employment agencies; recognises that the Charge will affect …
152 signatures
(Most recent: 31 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 75
Conservative: 31
Liberal Democrat: 13
Independent: 12
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Scottish National Party: 7
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
11th March 2019
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 11th March 2019

VOICE OF THE FUTURE 2019

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House congratulates the Royal Society of Biology on organising Voice of the Future 2019 on 12 March 2019 at the House and on its continuing commitment under its Royal Charter to serve the public benefit by seeking to assist right hon. and hon. Members with a better understanding …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Apr 2019)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 3
Labour: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
7th January 2019
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Thursday 28th February 2019

PROTECTION FOR COMPANION DOGS

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House expresses concern about the number of companion pet dogs which are injured or killed in incidents with other dogs; notes that more than 60,000 dogs die each year in these incidents; expresses dismay at the trauma felt by families when their cherished pets are killed; notes that …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Conservative: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
Scottish National Party: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
23rd January 2019
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Wednesday 23rd January 2019

PARENTAL RIGHTS OF CONVICTED RAPISTS

Tabled by: Louise Haigh (Labour - Sheffield, Heeley)
That this House notes the case of Sammy Woodhouse, in which a man convicted of rape and serving a 35-year prison sentence was notified of family court proceedings for the child he fathered as a result of the rape; further notes that the man had no parental responsibilities for the …
97 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Apr 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 70
Conservative: 9
Scottish National Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
9th January 2019
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Thursday 17th January 2019

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY 2019

Tabled by: Paul Masterton (Conservative - East Renfrewshire)
That this House notes that on 27 January 2019 the UK will observe Holocaust Memorial Day marking the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where an estimated 1.1 million people were murdered; commemorates the six million victims of the Holocaust; further notes that the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 …
112 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 51
Scottish National Party: 19
Conservative: 18
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 9
The Independent Group for Change: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
20th June 2018
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 20th June 2018

THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF BIOLOGY'S PARLIAMENTARY LINKS DAY (NO.2)

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House congratulates The Royal Society of Biology on organising this 2018's Parliamentary Links Day on 26 June on behalf of the science and engineering community; applauds the theme of Science and the Industrial Strategy; welcomes the Society's continuing commitment to serve the public interest by improving the access …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 4
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
15th March 2018
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 15th March 2018

STEM FOR BRITAIN 2018

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House notes the highly successful STEM for BRITAIN event held in the House on 12 March 2018 under the auspices of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee; further notes the astonishingly high quality of research displayed; expresses its thanks for the organisations that made this event possible and also …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Conservative: 5
Labour: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
6th March 2018
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 6th March 2018

VOICE OF THE FUTURE 2018

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House congratulates the Royal Society of Biology on organising Voice of the Future 2018 on 13 March 2018 at the House and on its continuing commitment under its Royal Charter to serve the public benefit by seeking to assist right hon. and hon. Members with a better understanding …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 6
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
20th February 2018
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 21st February 2018

LIZZY YARNOLD AND THE 2018 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES

Tabled by: Michael Fallon (Conservative - Sevenoaks)
That this House congratulates Lizzy Yarnold from West Kingsdown near Sevenoaks on her magnificent success at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games; notes that this is the first time any British athlete has retained a Winter Olympic title; recognises that funding from the National Lottery and the UK Sport's Girls4Gold …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 11
Labour: 11
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 1
11th December 2017
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 11th December 2017

PARLIAMENTARY AWARDS FOR CONTRIBUTION TO SCIENCE 2017

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House notes the Christmas Reception for Science and Engineering held on 6 December 2017; congratulates the Royal Society of Biology for its leadership on behalf of the science and engineering community working closely with the Physiological Society, the Institute of Physics, the Council for the Mathematical Sciences, the …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Dec 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 5
Conservative: 4
Independent: 3
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
31st October 2017
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Wednesday 15th November 2017

ROLE OF IRAN'S ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House joins the Government to express serious concerns over the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) role in human rights violations in Iran and support for terrorism abroad, including destabilising activities in the region and reports of Iran's links and backing of military and proscribed groups; notes that the …
70 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 28
Conservative: 16
Scottish National Party: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Non-affiliated: 1
Crossbench: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
9th October 2017
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 9th October 2017

BRITISH SUCCESS AT THE INTERNATIONAL BIOLOGY OLYMPIAD AND BIOLOGY WEEK 2017

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House congratulates the four students selected to represent the UK at the 28th International Biology Olympiad in July 2017, hosted for the first time by the UK and organised by the Royal Society of Biology and held at the University of Warwick; applauds the achievement of all four …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 4
Conservative: 2
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
13th July 2017
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Thursday 13th July 2017

UNAUTHORISED TRAVELLER ENCAMPMENTS

Tabled by: Steve McCabe (Labour - Birmingham, Selly Oak)
That this House notes with concern the recurring problem of unauthorised Traveller encampments in many parts of the UK; further notes the ineffective response from various agencies in preventing such encampments, especially in relation to Traveller groups being evicted from one site of public land, often a public park or …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Conservative: 13
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
26th June 2017
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 26th June 2017

THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF BIOLOGY'S PARLIAMENTARY LINKS DAY

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House congratulates the Royal Society of Biology on organising 2017's Parliamentary Links Day on 27 June 2017 on behalf of the science and engineering community; applauds the theme of UK Science and Global Opportunities; welcomes the Society's continuing commitment to serve the public interest by improving the access …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jul 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Conservative: 4
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
14th March 2017
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Thursday 23rd March 2017

LEYTON ORIENT FC

Tabled by: John Cryer (Labour - Leyton and Wanstead)
That this House notes with deep concern that a winding-up order has been served on Leyton Orient FC by HM Revenue and Customs due to non-payment of taxes by the club's owner, Francesco Becchetti; further notes Mr Becchetti's highly dubious business record, including a criminal investigation by the Albanian Government, …
58 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 33
Scottish National Party: 9
Conservative: 8
Independent: 3
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
7th March 2017
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 7th March 2017

VOICE OF THE FUTURE 2017

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House congratulates the Royal Society of Biology on organising Voice of the Future 2017 on 15 March 2017 at the House of Commons and on its continuing commitment under its Royal Charter to serve the public benefit by seeking to assist right hon. and hon. Members with a …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Conservative: 4
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
7th December 2016
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 7th December 2016

ACCESS TO EU RESEARCH PROGRAMMES

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House recognises the importance of maintaining the UK's world-leading research base; notes that this is vital to the UK's international reputation and to its future health, environment and economy; emphasises that science is international and depends on the freedom of all researchers to seek collaboration and training around …
63 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 19
Conservative: 5
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Ulster Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
5th December 2016
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 5th December 2016

90th ANNIVERSARY OF THE FORMATION OF ICI

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House commemorates 7 December 1926 as the day on which Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd (ICI) was founded; recognises the significant contribution that ICI made to UK society and recalls a time when ICI was regarded as the UK's industrial crown jewels; further recognises its focus on science and …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 3
Labour: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
18th October 2016
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Wednesday 30th November 2016

KAMAL FOROUGHI AND NAZANIN ZAGHARI-RATCLIFFE

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House expresses grave concern regarding the cases of Mr Kamal Foroughi and Ms Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, British dual nationals, who are currently imprisoned without charge in Iran; is worried for the health and safety of Mr Foroughi and Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe who have both been kept in solitary confinement at …
79 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 32
Labour: 19
Independent: 10
Liberal Democrat: 5
Conservative: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
30th November 2016
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 30th November 2016

NUTRITION SOCIETY 75TH ANNIVERSARY

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House congratulates the Nutrition Society and commemorates the 75th anniversary of its formation in 1941; recalls that by 1930 nutrition was fully recognised as a science in its own right although at the time no formal learned society existed for the sharing and development of the science; notes …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
8th November 2016
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 15th November 2016

TRIGGERING OF ARTICLE 50

Tabled by: John Penrose (Conservative - Weston-super-Mare)
That this House supports the triggering of Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union according to the Government's timetable.
40 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 35
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 1
19th October 2016
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Monday 24th October 2016

EAST LONDON NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

Tabled by: Stephen Timms (Labour - East Ham)
That this House congratulates East London NHS Foundation Trust on becoming the first mental and community health trust in England to be rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission; acknowledges the skills and passion of the Trust's staff; and commends them for the care they provide to their patients and …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 31 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 5
Labour: 3
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th September 2016
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM on Monday 12th September 2016

FUTURE OF COVENTRY CITY FOOTBALL CLUB

Tabled by: Jim Cunningham (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House notes the uncertain future facing Coventry City Football Club with the agreement with Wasps Holdings Limited allowing them to play at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry due to expire in 2018; further notes with concern that talks between the football club and Wasps Holdings Limited have broken …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
18th July 2016
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 18th July 2016

ANNABEL LLOYD 1949-2016

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House notes with regret the death of Annabel Lloyd; recognises with gratitude the enormous contribution that she made to the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee over decades of service stretching back to the 1990s and beyond; further notes the sustained hard work involved in preserving the record of Parliament's …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Sep 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Conservative: 4
Labour: 2
27th June 2016
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 27th June 2016

THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF BIOLOGY'S PARLIAMENTARY LINKS DAY

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House congratulates The Royal Society of Biology on organising this year's Parliamentary Links Day on 28 June 2016 on behalf of the science and engineering community; notes the timely theme of Science After the Referendum: What Next?; welcomes the Society's continuing commitment to serving the public interest by …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jul 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 3
Independent: 3
Conservative: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
2nd March 2016
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 2nd March 2016

VOICE OF THE FUTURE 2016

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House congratulates the Royal Society of Biology on organising Voice of the Future 2016 on 1 March in the House, and on its continuing commitment under its Royal Charter to serve the public benefit by seeking to assist right hon. and hon. Members with a better understanding of …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Conservative: 3
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th January 2016
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 12th January 2016

THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF SAVE BRITISH SCIENCE

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House marks the thirtieth anniversary of the advertisement placed in The Times on 13 January 1986 by 1,500 scientists which called on the public to ask their hon. Members to save British science before it is too late; notes that at that time concern was expressed about the …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 9
Conservative: 4
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
17th June 2015
Stephen Metcalfe signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 17th June 2015

ROYAL SOCIETY OF BIOLOGY'S PARLIAMENTARY LINKS DAY

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House congratulates The Society of Biology on organising this year's Parliamentary Links Day (PLD) on 23 June 2015 on behalf of the science and engineering community; applauds the theme of Science and the New Parliament; welcomes the Society's continuing commitment to serve the public interest by improving the …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Jul 2015)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Conservative: 3
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1