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WORLD WAR II MUNITIONS WORKERS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1764: tabled on 11 June 2008

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 55 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 acknowledges the contribution made by munitions workers to the defence of the United Kingdom in the Second World War; notes that many such workers were women conscripted under the provisions of the National Service Act 1941; considers that the contribution of munitions workers proved crucial in securing victory in 1945; regrets that that contribution has never been formally recognised; and calls on the Government to recognise the effort of former munitions workers in maintaining the security of this country.

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 25 June 2008
Blaydon
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2008
City of York
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2008
Worthing West
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 17 June 2008
Altrincham and Sale West
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 June 2008
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2008
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2008
Gower
Cawsey, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2008
Brigg and Goole
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2008
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2008
Keighley
Davies, David T. C.
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 2008
Monmouth
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2008
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2008
Hendon
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2008
Stroud
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2008
Eltham
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2008
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 17 June 2008
Ribble Valley
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2008
Hastings and Rye
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2008
St Ives
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 2008
Chesham and Amersham
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2008
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2008
Portsmouth South
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2008
Chorley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 June 2008
Cheadle
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2008
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2008
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2008
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2008
Clwyd South
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 2008
Manchester, Withington
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 June 2008
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2008
Hemel Hempstead
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2008
Hyndburn
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2008
Rochdale
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2008
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2008
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 18 June 2008
Upper Bann
Spink, Bob
UK Independence Party
Signed on 11 June 2008
Castle Point
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2008
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 7 October 2008
Esher and Walton
Touhig, Mr Don
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2008
Islwyn
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2008
Pudsey
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2008
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 16 June 2008
Liverpool, West Derby
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2008
Upminster
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 June 2008
Bristol West
Wilson, Phil
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2008
Sedgefield
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 13 June 2008
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2008
Macclesfield

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.