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BLACKPOOL POLICE SEA TRAGEDY 30TH ANNIVERSARY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 893: tabled on 08 January 2013

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 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 commemorates with sadness the 30th anniversary of the loss of three Blackpool police constables Colin Morrison, Gordon Connolly and Angela Bradley, drowned while heroically attempting to rescue a holiday visitor, Alistair Anthony, who also lost his life from the sea off Blackpool in January 1983; reflects that this reminder of the perils of the sea was reinforced when New Year's Day 2013 saw Paul Morris, who is still missing, swept into the sea near Blackpool's South Pier; extends its sympathy to all those who have lost friends and family in such circumstances; and commends the continuing dedication and courage of the police and emergency services called to assist with such incidents.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.