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COMMONWEALTH DAY, MONDAY 11 MARCH 2002

EDM (Early Day Motion) 968A1: tabled on 15 March 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. 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 Tom Cox on 08 March 2002. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

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.'.

Original 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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.