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SALE OF NAZI MEMORABILIA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2870: tabled on 14 March 2012

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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Motion text

That this House deeply deplores the sale of dozens of items of Nazi memorabilia, including items of oppression belonging to Holocaust victims, which was held on 6 March 2012 by Dreweatts Auction House in Bristol;condemns other auctions of similar items which have been held by other firms previously; decries the profiteering on items promoting and glorifying hatred and violence; applauds the policies of such firms as Christie's, Sotheby's, Bonhams and eBay which prohibit the sale of such items; recognises that such sales are banned in France, Germany, Austria and Hungary; and calls on the Government to bring in immediate regulation and control of this abhorrent trade.

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.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support.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.

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SALE OF NAZI MEMORABILIA (Amendment 1)
at end add `; and notes that Dreweatts has since confirmed that it has amended its sales policy and intends to cease the sale of artefacts associated with the Holocaust and will be making a donation to the Holocaust Education Trust.'.
Liberal Democrat, Bristol West
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EDM 2870A1: tabled on 20 March 2012