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EDM (Early Day Motion) 2612: tabled on 18 January 2012

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 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 the former Royal Yacht Britannia played a major role inUK diplomacy and trade promotion, as well as providing suitable transport for Her Majesty The Queen on visits to Commonwealth and foreign nations; believes that a replacement Royal Yacht could play a valuable additional role for Sea Cadets and other youngsters for sail training and science projects; further notes that the UK is a premier builder of both motor and sailing vessels, exporting them all over the world; and calls on the Government to appoint a Minister to examine options, through sponsorship and donation, for producinga new Royal Yacht in this jubilee year, without recourse to public funds, as a tribute to Her Majesty, an asset for our overseas influence, an engine for exports and an opportunity for young people.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.