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Commonwealth Day

EDM (Early Day Motion) 650: tabled on 05 March 1990

Tabled in the 1989-90 session.

This motion has been signed by 45 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House joins with all other parliaments throughout the Commonwealth in the observance of Commonwealth Day on Monday 12th March and in recognising that the Commonwealth continues to play an important role in promoting international co-operation and stability in a rapidly changing world; and notes that within the Commonwealth, the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association continues to serve the interests of Members by spreading knowledge and understanding of parliamentary democracy throughout the Commonwealth.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 7 March 1990
Easington
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1990
Warley East
Foulkes, George
Labour
Signed on 6 March 1990
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Garrett, Edward
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1990
Wallsend
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 8 March 1990
Bridgend
Holt, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 1990
Langbaurgh
Hordern, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 1990
Horsham
Howells, Geraint
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 1990
Ceredigion and Pembroke North
Hughes, Roy
Labour
Signed on 7 March 1990
Newport East
Irving, Sir Charles
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 1990
Cheltenham
Janner, Greville
Labour
Signed on 13 March 1990
Leicester West
Jopling, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 1990
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 1990
Staffordshire Moorlands
Lawrence, Sir Ivan
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 1990
Burton
Leadbitter, Ted
Labour
Signed on 13 March 1990
Hartlepool
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 March 1990
Stretford
Marek, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 6 March 1990
Wrexham
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1990
Makerfield
McKay, Allen
Labour
Signed on 7 March 1990
Barnsley West and Penistone
McNair-Wilson, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 15 March 1990
Newbury
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 March 1990
Mansfield
Morris, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 1990
Northampton South
Mudd, David
Conservative
Signed on 14 March 1990
Falmouth and Camborne
Oakes, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1990
Halton
Peacock, Mrs Elizabeth
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 1990
Batley and Spen
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1990
Burnley
Rees, Merlyn
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1990
Morley and Leeds South
Shaw, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 1990
Dover
Shersby, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 13 March 1990
Uxbridge
Shore, Peter
Labour
Signed on 9 March 1990
Bethnal Green and Stepney
Smith, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 7 March 1990
Oxford East
Smith, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 7 March 1990
Islington South and Finsbury
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 6 March 1990
South Belfast
Thorne, Sir Neil
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 1990
Ilford South
Townsend, Sir Cyril
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 1990
Bexleyheath
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 March 1990
Orkney and Shetland
Wells, Mr Bowen
Conservative
Signed on 8 March 1990
Hertford and Stortford
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 1990
Macclesfield
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 13 March 1990
Glasgow, Provan

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.