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MEMORIAL TO SERVICE PERSONNEL IN NORTHERN IRELAND

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1142A1: tabled on 07 May 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

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

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Mr Gregory Campbell on 17 April 2002. This is amendment number 1.

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Suggested amendment

leave out from "notes" to end and add "that although the National Memorial Arboretum of Litchfield took a welcome initiative to establish the Ulster Ash Grove memorial to service personnel murdered in Northern Ireland, containing plastic markers identifying those who lost their lives, the Trustees of the Arboretum have decided that permanent plaques can only be supplied at a cost of ú100 to the families; believes that the Secretary of State for Defence should act to ensure that the costs are covered from public funds, if necessary using the services of organisations such as the Friends of War Memorials and the relevant local authorities.".

Original motion text

That this House notes with concern the recent decision by the Ministry of Defence regarding a memorial to service personnel murdered by terrorists in Northern Ireland; and calls upon the Secretary of State for Defence to ensure that relatives are not expected to pay for such memorials.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.