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SINKING OF THE SAPPHIRE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 431: tabled on 11 November 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 18 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 congratulates the families of the fishermen lost in the sinking of the 'Sapphire' who have led a successful campaign to raise, by public subscription, the ú380,000 necessary to make the attempt to recover the bodies of the 'Sapphire's' last crewmen; and regrets that the Government felt unable to help the families in any way.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.