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ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2448: tabled on 27 June 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 88 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 notes that 1st July marks the 90th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme; recognises that there were 58,000 British casualties on the first day with a subsequent 420,000 British, 200,000 French and 500,000 German casualties; pays respect to all those who served and lost their life during this bloodiest of battles and remembers that many of those who lost their lives had joined the Pals regiments where whole communities were destroyed within minutes as a consequence of this battle; remembers all those who lost their life in the First World War; and pays tribute to the veterans who will be visiting the battle fields to mark the 90th anniversary in addition to services of remembrance across the UK.

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 3 July 2006
Blaydon
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2006
Rossendale and Darwen
Austin, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2006
Dudley North
Bailey, Mr Adrian
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2006
West Bromwich West
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2006
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 29 June 2006
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 June 2006
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 July 2006
South East Cornwall
Browne, Mr Jeremy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 June 2006
Taunton
Bryant, Chris
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2006
Rhondda
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2006
Regent's Park and Kensington North
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2006
Birmingham, Northfield
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 July 2006
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 June 2006
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2006
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2006
Gower
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2006
Leyton and Wanstead
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 28 June 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 6 July 2006
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Easington
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2006
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2006
Heywood and Middleton
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 June 2006
Lagan Valley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2006
Stroud
Eagle, Angela
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2006
Wallasey
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 6 July 2006
Sunderland North
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 July 2006
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2006
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 June 2006
St Ives
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2006
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 July 2006
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 July 2006
North Devon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 July 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2006
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 June 2006
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2006
Barnsley Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2006
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2006
Salisbury
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2006
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 July 2006
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2006
Brighton, Pavilion
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 June 2006
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2006
Blackpool South
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2006
Calder Valley
McCarthy-Fry, Sarah
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2006
Portsmouth North
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2006
Hayes and Harlington
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Crawley
Moon, Mrs Madeleine
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2006
Bridgend
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 18 July 2006
North East Cambridgeshire
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Knowsley South
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Hyndburn
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2006
Pendle
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 June 2006
Southport
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 July 2006
North Cornwall
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 29 June 2006
Romford
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 July 2006
Rochdale
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2006
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 July 2006
Upper Bann
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2006
Edinburgh East
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2006
North West Leicestershire
Touhig, Mr Don
Labour
Signed on 6 July 2006
Islwyn
Vaizey, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 10 July 2006
Wantage
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 6 July 2006
Finchley and Golders Green
Walker, Mr Charles
Conservative
Signed on 4 July 2006
Broxbourne
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2006
Liverpool, West Derby
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 28 June 2006
Eastbourne
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2006
Upminster
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2006
Conwy
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 June 2006
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 June 2006
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2006
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 July 2006
East Antrim
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 29 June 2006
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 28 June 2006
Macclesfield

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.