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COMMONWEALTH DAY, MONDAY 11 MARCH 2002

EDM (Early Day Motion) 968: tabled on 08 March 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 44 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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

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Motion text

That this House proudly observes Commonwealth Day on Monday 11th March; celebrates the diversity which is the chief strength of the modern Commonwealth; acknowledges the work of the United Kingdom branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in strengthening the links binding together the Commonwealth's diverse family and in sharing experiences in the field of democracy; and notes with pleasure the branch's special conference to mark Her Majesty The Queen's 50 years as Head of 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.

Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2002
Keighley
David, Mr Wayne
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2002
Caerphilly
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2002
Glasgow, Pollok
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2002
Stroud
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2002
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2002
Sunderland North
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 March 2002
St Ives
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 2002
Chesham and Amersham
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2002
Bridgend
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 14 March 2002
North Down
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2002
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2002
Barnsley Central
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 March 2002
Cheltenham
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2002
Ealing, Southall
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 8 March 2002
Bromsgrove
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2002
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 13 March 2002
Mid Worcestershire
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 March 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2002
Glasgow, Shettleston
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2002
Mansfield
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2002
Knowsley South
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2002
Nuneaton
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2002
Burnley
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2002
Portsmouth North
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 18 March 2002
Strangford
Roe, Mrs Marion
Conservative
Signed on 8 March 2002
Broxbourne
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 13 March 2002
Romford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2002
Colchester
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2002
Aberdeen North
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2002
Nottingham South
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 8 March 2002
Belfast South
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 2002
Castle Point
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2002
Wolverhampton South East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 13 March 2002
Upminster
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 8 March 2002
Macclesfield

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.

COMMONWEALTH DAY, MONDAY 11 MARCH 2002 (Amendment 1)
at end add 'and welcomes the launching of the Jubilee Appeal for Commonwealth Veterans, under the patronage of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh,recognising the immense contributions made by Commonwealth Service men and women during the Second World War,and the fact that many of them now face great hardship in their declining years.'.
Labour, Walsall South
4
signatures
EDM 968A1: tabled on 15 March 2002