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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1172A3: tabled on 12 May 2004

Tabled in the 2003-04 session.

This motion has been signed by 8 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 Stephen Pound on 11 May 2004. This is amendment number 3.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

leave out from 'Cromwell' to end and add 'which will be welcomed by all those who acknowledge Cromwell's inspirational and successful leadership in the battle between Crown and Parliament and his place in history as God's Englishman'.

Original motion text

That this House notes that the construction of a visitor facility on Cromwell Green will involve the removal of the statue of Oliver Cromwell, known to many as the Butcher of Drogheda; while welcoming this development, would not like to see the statue relocated to anywhere other than a foundry; considers that public consultation should commence in order that a new name for the area be agreed; and notes that Charles Stuart and Prince Rupert of the Rhine have already been mentioned in this context.