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BATTLE OF THE SOMME REMEMBRANCE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1813: tabled on 14 March 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 105 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 commemorates the 90th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916 and remembers the 420,000 casualties suffered by the British Army during the battle, which lasted until 18th November; praises the Royal British Legion for its continuing work to raise funds to support ex-service men and women, with events including a four day cycle ride from 14th to 18th June to the key locations of the battle; and recognises the vital importance of this work in helping to ensure that the sacrifice, efforts and the interest of past and present service personnel will never be forgotten.

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.

Alexander, Danny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 July 2006
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Ancram, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 16 March 2006
Devizes
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Blaydon
Austin, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2006
Dudley North
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 2006
Edinburgh West
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 July 2006
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Binley, Mr Brian
Conservative
Signed on 15 March 2006
Northampton South
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 15 March 2006
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 July 2006
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 March 2006
South East Cornwall
Bryant, Chris
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2006
Rhondda
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 July 2006
Solihull
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2006
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 March 2006
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
Gower
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 15 March 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2006
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2006
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
Easington
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 July 2006
Kingston and Surbiton
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2006
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2006
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 March 2006
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 March 2006
Lagan Valley
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2006
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 16 March 2006
Ribble Valley
Flello, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2006
Stoke-on-Trent South
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2006
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 March 2006
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 July 2006
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 July 2006
North Devon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 April 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Hendrick, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2006
Preston
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2006
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 21 March 2006
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2006
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Gateshead East and Washington West
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 March 2006
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
Luton North
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 October 2006
Cambridge
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 July 2006
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2006
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 March 2006
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2006
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2006
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 July 2006
Hereford
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 July 2006
North Norfolk
Lancaster, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 16 March 2006
North East Milton Keynes
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2006
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 March 2006
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Brighton, Pavilion
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 23 March 2006
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 March 2006
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 March 2006
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2006
Bassetlaw
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2006
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2006
Blackpool South
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 March 2006
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2006
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
Mansfield
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2006
Crawley
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 16 March 2006
North East Cambridgeshire
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 March 2006
Leeds North West
Murphy, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2006
Torfaen
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2006
Knowsley South
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 July 2006
Winchester
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 July 2006
Montgomeryshire
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2006
Hyndburn
Pritchard, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 29 March 2006
The Wrekin
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 July 2006
Dunfermline and West Fife
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 March 2006
Strangford
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 March 2006
North Cornwall
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 16 March 2006
Romford
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2006
Glasgow Central
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 March 2006
Upper Bann
Smith, John
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2006
Vale of Glamorgan
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2006
Hazel Grove
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 July 2006
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
North West Leicestershire
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 July 2006
Brent East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2006
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 21 March 2006
Lancaster and Wyre
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
Liverpool, West Derby
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 March 2006
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2006
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 March 2006
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 2006
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 March 2006
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 March 2006
East Antrim
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 15 March 2006
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 15 March 2006
Macclesfield
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.