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ST DAVID'S DAY HOLIDAY IN WALES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 662: tabled on 15 January 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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Motion text

That this House congratulates St David's City Council on their research in Wales on support for a national holiday on St David's Day each year; notes the overwhelming support and enthusiasm for a St David's Day national holiday in Wales, with 428 Community Councils in Wales, 28 NAW Members, 3 MEPs from Wales, 11 Welsh MP's and various Welsh national organisations giving their support; and calls upon the Department of Trade and Industry, as the Department responsible for determining national holidays in the United Kingdom, to consider the views of this substantial body of Welsh opinion and consult on making 1st March an annual national holiday in Wales.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

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

ST DAVID'S DAY HOLIDAY IN WALES (Amendment 1)
at end add 'and calls on all honourable and Right honourable Members for Welsh constituencies to follow the lead of the honourable Member for Ceredigion and give their own staff a day's leave in recognition of the Saint's day.'.
Plaid Cymru, Ceredigion
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signatures
EDM 662A1: tabled on 16 January 2002