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ST GEORGE'S DAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1207: tabled on 29 March 2010

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 32 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 looks forward to celebrating St George's Day on 23 April 2010; believes that the day of England's patron saint is an opportunity for all the people of England to celebrate their country's heritage and traditions; calls on the Government to mark the occasion by ensuring that the Cross of St George flag is flown from all public buildings on this day; encourages local authorities, schools, organisations and businesses also to fly the flag of England with pride for St George's Day; and further calls on hon. Members to support the campaign to establish 23 April as an annual public holiday, so that all the people of England may be united in celebrating the proud achievements and rich history of this green and pleasant land.

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.

Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 29 March 2010
Worthing West
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 March 2010
East Londonderry
Cash, Mr William
Conservative
Signed on 30 March 2010
Stone
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2010
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2010
Hendon
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 April 2010
Lagan Valley
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 30 March 2010
North Wiltshire
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 March 2010
Portsmouth South
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 7 April 2010
Ashton-under-Lyne
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 March 2010
Chesterfield
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 April 2010
Cheadle
Knight, Mr Greg
Conservative
Signed on 30 March 2010
East Yorkshire
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 March 2010
Manchester, Withington
Mason, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 April 2010
Glasgow East
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 April 2010
South Antrim
McIsaac, Shona
Labour
Signed on 7 April 2010
Cleethorpes
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2010
Mansfield
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 March 2010
Leeds North West
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 7 April 2010
Ynys Môn
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Independent
Signed on 6 April 2010
Croydon Central
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 March 2010
Upper Bann
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2010
Bradford West
Spink, Bob
Independent
Signed on 30 March 2010
Castle Point
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2010
Finchley and Golders Green
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 30 March 2010
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 30 March 2010
Macclesfield

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.