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NEW ZEALAND GENERAL ELECTION 2008

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2467: tabled on 10 November 2008

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 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 congratulates John Key, the new Prime Minister of New Zealand, on returning the National Party to power after nearly a decade in opposition, following its historic victory in the General Election on 8th November 2008; and urges Her Majesty's Government to work closely with the incoming government of New Zealand in order to strengthen the deeply held bond of friendship that exists between the two island nations who, despite being on opposite corners of the planet, share so much in common, through language, culture, history, economic co-operation, military and political ties and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as Head of State and Sovereign.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.