"That this House notes the extraordinary achievements of Charles Darwin; notes that 2009 marks both the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species; welcomes proposals for the creation of a Darwin Day in recognition of the ground-breaking work of the British scientist responsible for the theory of evolution by natural selection; and calls for Darwin's birthday, 12 February, to be designated a public holiday in honour of one of the fathers of modern science and one of Britain's greatest, if not the greatest, scientific minds."
65 other MPs have signed, go here and check whether yours has and if not give him/her a poke. Congrats Mr Kumar, you are a founding Friend of the Beagle Project.
Nothing from the UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown but hell, when you've got President Obama remembering your 200th...6 mins 20 secs in.
H/t Greg Laden.