Skip to main content

COMMONWEALTH DAY, MONDAY 13th MARCH

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1709: tabled on 28 February 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 76 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, in common with all parliaments of the Commonwealth, gladly observes Commonwealth Day on Monday 13th March; sincerely supports this year's theme of Health and Vitality - The Commonwealth Challenge, emphasising the Commonwealth's commitment to health and fitness to bring hope to the world; and recognises the excellent work done by the United Kingdom branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in partnership with its sister branches in the advancement of parliamentary democracy and good governance throughout the Commonwealth.

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.

Ancram, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 1 March 2006
Devizes
Baldry, Tony
Conservative
Signed on 2 March 2006
Banbury
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 2006
Edinburgh West
Binley, Mr Brian
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 2006
Northampton South
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2006
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2006
Worthing West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 March 2006
South East Cornwall
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 March 2006
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 1 March 2006
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Gower
Chapman, Ben
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2006
Wirral South
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2006
Barnsley West and Penistone
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 9 March 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2006
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Keighley
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2006
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 1 March 2006
Belfast North
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Eltham
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2006
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2006
Ribble Valley
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2006
Aberavon
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 February 2006
St Ives
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 3 March 2006
North Wiltshire
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Midlothian
Hammond, Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 14 March 2006
Wimbledon
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 March 2006
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2006
Jarrow
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2006
Gateshead East and Washington West
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2006
Vauxhall
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2006
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2006
Chorley
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2006
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2006
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Tamworth
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2006
Liverpool, Walton
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 March 2006
Yeovil
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Brighton, Pavilion
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 2 March 2006
New Forest East
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 2 March 2006
Mid Worcestershire
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2006
Wolverhampton South West
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 March 2006
South Antrim
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2006
West Dunbartonshire
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2006
Vale of York
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Mansfield
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 2 March 2006
North East Cambridgeshire
Murphy, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Torfaen
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2006
Ynys Môn
Paice, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2006
South East Cambridgeshire
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2006
Hyndburn
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Pendle
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 2 March 2006
Uxbridge
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2006
Romford
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 March 2006
Upper Bann
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2006
Castle Point
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 March 2006
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
North West Leicestershire
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2006
Sherwood
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2006
Pudsey
Vaizey, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 1 March 2006
Wantage
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2006
Conwy
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2006
Bristol West
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 1 March 2006
Spelthorne
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 March 2006
East Antrim
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 1 March 2006
Congleton

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.