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SENATOR EDWARD KENNEDY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 968: tabled on 04 March 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 31 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 warmly welcomes the awarding of an honorary knighthood to Senator Edward Kennedy for services to US-UK relations and to the peace process in Northern Ireland; recognises the contribution he has made over 46 years in the US Senate to advancing the cause of human rights, universal healthcare and a more just society; and acknowledges that his contribution to public service has established him as one of the finest and most effective US senators in the history of that august body.

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, Janet
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2009
Rossendale and Darwen
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2009
Elmet
Cawsey, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 1 April 2009
Brigg and Goole
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2009
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2009
Kingston and Surbiton
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 10 March 2009
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2009
Sunderland North
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2009
Midlothian
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Tamworth
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 March 2009
Manchester, Withington
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2009
Thurrock
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2009
Mitcham and Morden
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 9 March 2009
Belfast South
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 20 March 2009
South Down
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2009
Crawley
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2009
Dunfermline and West Fife
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2009
Halifax
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2009
North Cornwall
Rooney, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2009
Bradford North
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2009
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2009
Bradford West
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2009
Ceredigion

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.