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EDM (Early Day Motion) 618A1: tabled on 19 June 2003

Tabled in the 2002-03 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 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 Mr Lindsay Hoyle on 30 January 2003. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

after 'Europe' insert 'further notes that a programme of events over 80 days has been organised throughout northern France to mark the liberation; offers its full support to the Royal British Legion's campaign to ensure that proper representation is provided for British veterans of the campaign,'

Original motion text

That this House notes that 6th June 2004 will mark the 60th anniversary of the Normandy landings during the Second World War involving 150,000 service personnel; recognises the huge sacrifice made by soldiers at this time and throughout the whole war; accepts the significance of the D-Day landings as the beginning of allied forces liberating Europe; and calls on the Government to begin preparations now in order that this extremely important and historic event is commemorated appropriately on its 60th anniversary next year.