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HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY 2012

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2566: tabled on 10 January 2012

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 91 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 notes that on27 January 2012 the UK will observe Holocaust Memorial Day, the 67th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where an estimated 1.1 million people were murdered; further notes that the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2012 is Speak Up, Speak Out encouraging each of us to take responsibility for challenging hatred and prejudice today; pays tribute to the commitment of Holocaust survivors who share their experiences with young people across the country; acknowledges the importance of the Holocaust Educational Trust's work in schools across the UK and in particular the Lessons from Auschwitz Project, which has so far given over 15,000 students and teachers the opportunity to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau; also pays tribute to the Holocaust Memorial DayTrust for organising this year's Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations; further notes that a Book of Commitment will be placed in the corridor between the Members' Cloakroom and Members' Staircase between the hours of 14.30 and 16.30 from 16 January until 26 January; and urges all right hon. and hon. Members to sign the Book and observe the day, so that the appalling events of the Holocaust are always understood byfuture generations.

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, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2012
Blaydon
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2012
York Central
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 January 2012
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 19 January 2012
Harrow East
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 January 2012
Carshalton and Wallington
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 January 2012
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Birmingham, Northfield
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 January 2012
Solihull
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 January 2012
East Londonderry
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 January 2012
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2012
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2012
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2012
North Ayrshire and Arran
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2012
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2012
Bolton North East
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2012
Edinburgh West
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2012
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 18 January 2012
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 January 2012
Lagan Valley
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Aberdeen North
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 11 January 2012
Foyle
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2012
Liverpool, Riverside
Evans, Chris
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2012
Islwyn
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 January 2012
Bath
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Aberavon
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2012
St Ives
Goggins, Paul
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2012
Wythenshawe and Sale East
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 11 January 2012
North Wiltshire
Halfon, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 12 January 2012
Harlow
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 January 2012
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 January 2012
Birmingham, Yardley
Henderson, Gordon
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 2012
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2012
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Independent
Signed on 17 January 2012
North Down
Hodge, Margaret
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2012
Barking
Horwood, Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2012
Cheltenham
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2012
Hampstead and Kilburn
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 30 January 2012
Epping Forest
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Wansbeck
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2012
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 January 2012
Manchester, Withington
Lloyd, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 January 2012
Eastbourne
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2012
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 30 January 2012
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 19 January 2012
Belfast East
Love, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2012
Edmonton
MacNeil, Mr Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2012
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2012
Blackpool South
McCabe, Steve
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Birmingham, Selly Oak
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 January 2012
South Antrim
McKechin, Ann
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2012
Glasgow North
McKenzie, Iain
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Inverclyde
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2012
Mansfield
Michael, Alun
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2012
Cardiff South and Penarth
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2012
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Morden, Jessica
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2012
Newport East
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2012
Livingston
Morris, David
Conservative
Signed on 17 January 2012
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2012
Easington
Munt, Tessa
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 January 2012
Wells
Murphy, Paul
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Torfaen
Nandy, Lisa
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2012
Wigan
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2012
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Ynys Môn
Parish, Neil
Conservative
Signed on 19 January 2012
Tiverton and Honiton
Pugh, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2012
Southport
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 28 February 2012
South Down
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2012
Glasgow North West
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 January 2012
North Cornwall
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 17 January 2012
Romford
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2012
Liverpool, Walton
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2012
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Sir Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 January 2012
Colchester
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2012
Ealing, Southall
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 January 2012
Upper Bann
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 January 2012
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Streeter, Mr Gary
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 2012
South West Devon
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 January 2012
East Dunbartonshire
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Walsall South
Walker, Mr Robin
Conservative
Signed on 17 January 2012
Worcester
Whittingdale, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 2012
Maldon
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2012
Bristol West
Wright, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 January 2012
Norwich South

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.