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EDM (Early Day Motion) 2413A1: tabled on 05 November 2008

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. 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 Mr Alan Meale on 04 November 2008. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add `including those who have died since 1945.'.

Original motion text

That this House is aware of the work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission which this year marks its 90th anniversary of operations in more than 150 countries worldwide, maintaining in perpetuity the thousands of cemeteries and memorials in its charge; notes that its dedicated staff continue to provide the highest possible level of care to the graves of those who died in war, whilst at the same time maintaining records of those involved and providing and producing historic and educational materials for present and future generations of citizens; and believes the Government should continue to regard this excellent organisation's work as essential in ensuring that those who served their nation and in doing so paid the ultimate sacrifice are never 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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.