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MP to present prizes in Parliament for pro life school essays

12 January 2010

MP to present prizes in Parliament for pro-life school essays London, 12 January 2010 - Tomorrow David Burrowes, member of parliament for Enfield Southgate, will present prizes to three school-students for essays written on pro-life subjects.

The 2009 Robin McNair prizegiving will be held in Parliament in London at 12.15pm.

The Robin McNair Prize commemorates one of Britain's leading fighter pilots in the Second World War.

After the war Squadron Leader McNair fought for the rights of the unborn through his membership of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC).

The prize competition is jointly sponsored by the SPUC Educational Research Trust and the McNair family.

A report from the 2008 prizegiving in Parliament can be read at

The prize-winners were: 1st prize – Kirsty Jones, High School for Girls, Gloucester 2nd prize – Emily Nightingale, Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School 3rd prize – Dexter Leung, Eton College The media is warmly invited to attend the prizegiving.

Reporters interested in covering the prizegiving should contact Anthony Ozimic, SPUC's communications manager, by telephone on (0)7939 177683 or by email to

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