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TRAFALGAR DAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1778: tabled on 20 October 2003

Tabled in the 2002-03 session.

This motion has been signed by 33 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

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

Motion text

That this House celebrates the Battle of Trafalgar of the 21st October 1805 as a high point of an intense 29 month campaign waged by the Royal Navy to thwart the French and Spanish invasion of Great Britain; pays tribute to the dedication of the brave people of Gibraltar and commends the Government of Gibraltar for commemorating the historic event by hosting Gibraltar Day in the city of London; further notes the continuing success of the territory's thriving economy and culture; and urges Her Majesty's Government to maintain and strengthen the steadfast links between the peoples of Gibraltar and the United Kingdom.

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.

Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2003
Glasgow, Pollok
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Independent Unionist
Signed on 22 October 2003
Lagan Valley
Duncan, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 22 October 2003
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2003
Sunderland North
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 22 October 2003
Harborough
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 October 2003
St Ives
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2003
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 October 2003
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 November 2003
North Devon
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2003
Chorley
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Independent Conservative
Signed on 22 October 2003
Basingstoke
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 November 2003
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 October 2003
Hereford
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 27 October 2003
New Forest East
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 22 October 2003
East Worthing and Shoreham
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 10 November 2003
Mid Worcestershire
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2003
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2003
Burnley
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 23 October 2003
Uxbridge
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2003
Portsmouth North
Roe, Mrs Marion
Conservative
Signed on 23 October 2003
Broxbourne
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Independent Unionist
Signed on 21 October 2003
Belfast South
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 21 October 2003
Castle Point
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 21 October 2003
Eastbourne
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 20 October 2003
Upminster
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 21 October 2003
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 21 October 2003
Macclesfield

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.