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EDM (Early Day Motion) 120: tabled on 16 June 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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Motion text

That this House wishes to congratulate Mary Louise Courtier, who lives in Chesterfield, on the occasion of her hundredth birthday which falls on 22nd June; notes that, born in Wales in 1897, Mary Courtier was a brilliant student in English and Latin, became one of the first women to be accepted at Bangor University and subsequently worked as a teacher; acknowledges that she was a gifted sportswoman playing tennis, hockey and golf, who won a medal for swimming across the Menai Straits and that she has travelled widely around the world many times, visiting India, Australia and South America; notes that she now loves reading and gardening; observes that as a mother, grandmother, and great grandmother she is devoted to her family and proud of their many achievements; and expresses the hope that she may enjoy many more years in her retirement, so that, in the year 2000, she will have the rare distinction of having lived in three successive centuries.

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

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leave out '2000' and insert '2001'.
Ulster Unionist Party, East Londonderry
EDM 120A1: tabled on 25 June 1997