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FUTURE OF THE LIGHT INFANTRY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1089A1: tabled on 30 November 2005

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 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 Mark Pritchard on 22 November 2005. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

after `Shropshire', insert `Somerset, Cornwall, Yorkshire, Durham'.

Original motion text

That this House calls on the Government to preserve the historic name of the Light Infantry and also recognises the Light Infantry's historic ties to Shropshire and Herefordshire which have ensured that the Light Infantry has remained one of the best recruited regiments in the army; and asks that the Government reconsiders its proposals to change the name of the Light Infantry to The Rifles.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.