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RAF BOMBER COMMAND MEMORIAL - HYDE PARK CORNER

EDM (Early Day Motion) 104: tabled on 22 May 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 75 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 salutes the pilots, crew and all ground and support staff of RAF Bomber Command, recalling that 55,573 men of their number gave their lives in the Second World War; praises the work of the Bomber Command Association which has succeeded in raising a memorial at Hyde Park Corner to be unveiled on 28 June 2012; congratulates the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund for taking on the role of Guardian of the Memorial on behalf of the nation; and, most importantly, pays tribute to the bravery of those fine men of whom their Commander, Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris, wrote `There is no parallel in warfare to such courage and determination in the face of danger over so prolonged a period ...such devotion must never be forgotten'.

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.

Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 22 May 2012
Southend West
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2012
Blaydon
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
York Central
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Sheffield South East
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2012
Harrow East
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 22 May 2012
Altrincham and Sale West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2012
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2012
Gower
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2012
Bolton North East
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Stockton North
Cunningham, Tony
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Workington
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Glasgow South West
Davies, David T. C.
Conservative
Signed on 22 May 2012
Monmouth
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 20 June 2012
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 May 2012
Lagan Valley
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 14 June 2012
Aberdeen North
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Birkenhead
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Newport West
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 25 June 2012
Bradford West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2012
St Ives
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Birmingham, Hall Green
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2012
North Wiltshire
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2012
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2012
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2012
Birmingham, Yardley
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 23 May 2012
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Luton North
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2012
Bermondsey and Old Southwark
Jones, Mr Marcus
Conservative
Signed on 22 May 2012
Nuneaton
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 May 2012
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Kirby, Simon
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2012
Brighton, Kemptown
Leigh, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2012
Gainsborough
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2012
New Forest East
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 24 May 2012
Belfast East
Lopresti, Jack
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2012
Filton and Bradley Stoke
Love, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Edmonton
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2012
Dundee West
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Mansfield
Metcalfe, Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 22 May 2012
South Basildon and East Thurrock
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Mitchell, Austin
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2012
Great Grimsby
Morris, David
Conservative
Signed on 13 June 2012
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Mowat, David
Conservative
Signed on 22 May 2012
Warrington South
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Ynys Môn
Paisley, Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 May 2012
North Antrim
Reevell, Simon
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2012
Dewsbury
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Glasgow North West
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Coventry North West
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 22 May 2012
Romford
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Liverpool, Walton
Russell, Sir Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2012
Colchester
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 May 2012
Strangford
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Huddersfield
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 May 2012
Upper Bann
Soames, Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 24 May 2012
Mid Sussex
Stephenson, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 5 September 2012
Pendle
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2012
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Turner, Karl
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Kingston upon Hull East
Vickers, Martin
Conservative
Signed on 22 May 2012
Cleethorpes
Walker, Mr Robin
Conservative
Signed on 22 May 2012
Worcester
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Stoke-on-Trent North
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2012
St Helens North
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2012
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 May 2012
Bristol West
Woodward, Mr Shaun
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2012
St Helens South and Whiston
Wright, David
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2012
Telford

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.