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HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 573: tabled on 26 January 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 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 calls on the Government to work with the United Kingdom's European partners for the introduction of a Europe-wide annual national holiday to mark Holocaust Day on 27 January each year, the anniversary of the relief of Auschwitz-Birkenau, such that the grief, the horror, the sorrow, the loss and the evil of the Holocaust shall never be forgotten and shall never be repeated.

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.

Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2009
Erith and Thamesmead
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2009
City of York
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 January 2009
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2009
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2009
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2009
Barnsley West and Penistone
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2009
Hendon
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 March 2009
Belfast North
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2009
Midlothian
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 2009
Chesterfield
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Bolton South East
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2009
Tamworth
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 January 2009
South Antrim
McGovern, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2009
Dundee West
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2009
Crawley
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2009
Hyndburn
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 February 2009
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 March 2009
Strangford
Sharma, Virendra
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2009
Ealing, Southall
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2009
Bradford West
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2009
Harrogate and Knaresborough

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.