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CELEBRATING THE BLAYDON RACES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 116: tabled on 22 May 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 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 notes that 9 June2012 marks the 150th anniversary of the Blaydon Races event that is immortalised in the song of the same name and is widely accepted as the Geordie national anthem; is delighted that local people have organised numerous cultural events throughout the week leading up to the annual race along the route made famous in the song; acknowledges the huge importance of the song to the people of Tyneside and the wider North East; and sends everyone connected with the Races all the best for 2012 and many years to come.

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 22 May 2012
Worthing West
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2012
Gower
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Bolton North East
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Stockton North
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Heywood and Middleton
Goodman, Helen
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Bishop Auckland
Hain, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 11 September 2012
Neath
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Jarrow
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Washington and Sunderland West
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Luton North
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
North Durham
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Wansbeck
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Hayes and Harlington
McKinnell, Catherine
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Mansfield
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2013
Leeds East
Onwurah, Chi
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Ynys Môn
Phillipson, Bridget
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Houghton and Sunderland South
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Liverpool, Walton
Russell, Sir Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2012
Colchester
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Bolsover
Sutcliffe, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Bradford South

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.