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EDM (Early Day Motion) 194: tabled on 13 June 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 6 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 is happy to note that 17 June 2012 is the 50th anniversary of the ordination of Father Tony Duffy, the parish priest in Birtley; acknowledges his tremendous contribution to educating generations of children as a teacher and as the Assistant Director in the Diocesan Education Service and as Chair of the National Catholic Schools Commission; welcomes his involvement in the Scout Movement which included his role as District Commissioner and Chairman of Newcastle Scouts; praises him for his long and active support for the pilgrimage to Lourdes which he attends at least twice a year; congratulates him for his open and welcome approach to persons of all faiths and none; and wishes him well for the future.