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TRIBUTE TO ACER NETHERCOTT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 988: tabled on 29 January 2013

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 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 pays warm tribute to Olympic medal-winning cox and Harlow resident Mr Acer Nethercott, who has sadly died aged 35; notes that Acer was known to many as the top British cox of his time and that he had already coxed the British men's eight to silver at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008, having won World Championship bronze the year before in 2007; hopes that his achievement will inspire a younger generation to be passionate about sport and to give them the confidence and discipline to want to represent their country on the world stage; and concludes that the thoughts of the whole House are with his family and friends at this time.