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COMMONWEALTH DAY ON MONDAY 9TH MARCH 1992

EDM (Early Day Motion) 779: tabled on 02 March 1992

Tabled in the 1991-92 session.

This motion has been signed by 43 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

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Motion text

That this House on Commonwealth Day offers to Her Majesty as Head of the Commonwealth its warmest congratulations and expresses its appreciation for her contribution to the Commonwealth over 40 years; notes that the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association with its 110 active Branches in 41 countries plays an important role in promoting international co-operation and better understanding of parliamentary democracy; and believes the observance of Commonwealth Day on Monday 9th March is a fitting occasion to mark the unity of purpose of the Commonwealth and its people throughout the world.

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.

Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 13 March 1992
Houghton and Washington
Braine, Sir Bernard
Conservative
Signed on 2 March 1992
Castle Point
Butler, Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 1992
Warrington South
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1992
Workington
Colvin, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1992
Romsey and Waterside
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1992
Stockton North
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1992
Leigh
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1992
Crewe and Nantwich
Durant, Sir Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 2 March 1992
Reading West
Enright, Derek
Labour
Signed on 9 March 1992
Hemsworth
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1992
Warley East
Foulkes, George
Labour
Signed on 2 March 1992
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Garrett, Edward
Labour
Signed on 2 March 1992
Wallsend
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1992
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 9 March 1992
Bridgend
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1992
Wentworth
Jopling, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 3 March 1992
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Kilfedder, Sir James
Ulster Popular Unionist Party
Signed on 5 March 1992
North Down
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 3 March 1992
Staffordshire Moorlands
Marek, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1992
Wrexham
McKay, Allen
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1992
Barnsley West and Penistone
Mudd, David
Conservative
Signed on 9 March 1992
Falmouth and Camborne
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1992
Knowsley South
Oakes, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1992
Halton
Rathbone, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 3 March 1992
Lewes
Rees, Merlyn
Labour
Signed on 2 March 1992
Morley and Leeds South
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 9 March 1992
Huddersfield
Shersby, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 1992
Uxbridge
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 6 March 1992
South Belfast
Taylor, Mr John D.
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 1992
Solihull
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1992
Wansbeck
Thorne, Sir Neil
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 1992
Ilford South
Townsend, Sir Cyril
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 1992
Bexleyheath
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 1992
Orkney and Shetland
Warren, Sir Kenneth
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 1992
Hastings and Rye
Wells, Mr Bowen
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 1992
Hertford and Stortford
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 1992
Macclesfield

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

COMMONWEALTH DAY ON MONDAY 9TH MARCH 1992 (Amendment 1)
at end add 'and expresses concern that concentration on the Common Market has diminished the apparent importance of this unique body of independent states working together for common improvement; and believes that the Commonwealth is of greater benefit to this country than the Common Market has been or is likely to be in the future.'.
Labour, Bradford South
1
signature
EDM 779A1: tabled on 11 March 1992