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200TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

EDM (Early Day Motion) 184: tabled on 13 December 1999

Tabled in the 1999-00 session.

This motion has been signed by 54 Members. It has received 2 amendments.

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

Amendments to this motion

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Motion text

That this House notes that 14th December is the 200th anniversary of the death of George Washington; recalls the War of Independence with Britain which led to George Washington becoming the first President of the United States; salutes the massive contribution which the United States has made in the intervening years to freedom and liberty in the world; and rejoices at the warm and continual links with the United States, especially at parliamentary level, through the work of the British American Parliamentary Group.

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.

Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1999
Sutton and Cheam
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 December 1999
North East Fife
Chapman, Sir Sydney
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1999
Chipping Barnet
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1999
Eastleigh
Clark, Dr David
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1999
South Shields
Collins, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1999
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1999
Putney
Corston, Jean
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1999
Bristol East
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1999
Tooting
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1999
Leigh
Curry, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1999
Skipton and Ripon
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1999
Croydon Central
Davis, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1999
Haltemprice and Howden
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1999
Heywood and Middleton
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1999
Cunninghame South
Eagle, Maria
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1999
Liverpool, Garston
Emery, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1999
East Devon
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 December 1999
Southport
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1999
Harborough
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1999
Greenock and Inverclyde
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1999
Bridgend
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2000
Morley and Rothwell
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 December 1999
North Devon
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1999
Chorley
Johnson Smith, Sir Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1999
Wealden
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 December 1999
Ynys Môn
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1999
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1999
Hereford
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1999
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 1999
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 December 1999
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1999
Edmonton
Marsden, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1999
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1999
Glasgow, Shettleston
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1999
Kingston upon Hull North
Quinn, Lawrie
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1999
Scarborough and Whitby
Rooney, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1999
Bradford North
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 13 December 1999
Belfast South
Viggers, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1999
Gosport
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1999
Finchley and Golders Green
Wardle, Mr Charles
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1999
Bexhill and Battle
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 December 1999
Caernarfon
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1999
Swansea West
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 16 December 1999
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 1999
Macclesfield
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1999
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

200TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF GEORGE WASHINGTON (Amendment 1)
leave out from 'States' to end.
Labour, Islington North
2
signatures
EDM 184A1: tabled on 14 December 1999
200TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF GEORGE WASHINGTON (Amendment 2)
after 'Britain' insert 'which, as was to be the case on future occasions, was led by a Tory government fighting a disastrous and unjustified war,'
Labour, Walsall North
1
signature
EDM 184A2: tabled on 27 January 2000