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Lt. Col PADDY MAYNE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 317: tabled on 14 June 2005

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 44 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 recognises the grave injustice meted out to Lt Col Paddy Mayne, of 1st, SAS, who won the Victoria Cross at Oldenburg in North West Germany on 9th April 1945; notes that this was subsequently downgraded, some six months later, to a third bar DSO, that the citation had been clearly altered and that David Stirling, founder of the SAS has confirmed that there was considerable prejudice towards Mayne and that King George VI enquired why the Victoria Cross had `so strangely eluded him'; further notes that on 14th December it will be 50 years since Col Mayne's untimely death, in a car accident, and this will be followed on 29th January 2006 by the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Royal Warrant to institute the Victoria Cross; and therefore calls upon the Government to mark these anniversaries by instructing the appropriate authorities to act without delay to reinstate the Victoria Cross given for exceptional personal courage and leadership of the highest order and to acknowledge that Mayne's actions on that day saved the lives of many men and greatly helped the allied advance on Berlin.

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.

Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
Blaydon
Bacon, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 4 July 2005
South Norfolk
Baldry, Tony
Conservative
Signed on 10 October 2005
Banbury
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 July 2005
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 15 June 2005
Worthing West
Burns, Mr Simon
Conservative
Signed on 9 January 2006
West Chelmsford
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2005
Gower
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2005
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2005
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2005
Keighley
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2005
Heywood and Middleton
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 June 2005
Lagan Valley
Engel, Mrs Natascha
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2005
North East Derbyshire
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2005
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2005
Aberavon
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2005
Portsmouth South
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 22 June 2005
North Down
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2005
Vauxhall
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2005
Luton North
Huhne, Chris
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 October 2005
Eastleigh
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2005
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2005
Tamworth
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 July 2005
North Norfolk
McCarthy, Kerry
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2005
Bristol East
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2005
Hayes and Harlington
Newmark, Mr Brooks
Conservative
Signed on 21 July 2005
Braintree
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 22 June 2005
Ynys Môn
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2005
Hyndburn
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 June 2005
Strangford
Robinson, Mr Peter
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 18 July 2005
Belfast East
Shapps, Grant
Conservative
Signed on 26 January 2006
Welwyn Hatfield
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2005
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 June 2005
Upper Bann
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2005
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 21 June 2005
Lancaster and Wyre
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 July 2005
Ceredigion
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 October 2005
East Antrim
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2005
Great Yarmouth

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.