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70th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BURMA CAMPAIGN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 285: tabled on 22 July 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 65 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 recognises with respect and gratitude all who fought in the war in Burma 70 years ago; notes that this was the longest land campaign of the Second World War; salutes the memory of nearly 40,000 British and Commonwealth Service personnel who died in the fighting, as well as the thousands more killed in captivity; and commends the work of The Not Forgotten Association, a tri-service charity for the wounded in keeping alive the memory of such sacrifices.

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 1 September 2014
Southend West
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Blaydon
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 8 September 2014
York Central
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 1 September 2014
Harrow East
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 1 September 2014
Worthing West
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 3 September 2014
Altrincham and Sale West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 September 2014
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 January 2015
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2014
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2014
Gower
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2014
Bolton North East
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Leyton and Wanstead
Cunningham, Sir Tony
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Workington
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Glasgow South West
Davies, David T. C.
Conservative
Signed on 1 September 2014
Monmouth
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 1 September 2014
Belfast North
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Lewisham West and Penge
Evans, Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 1 September 2014
Cardiff North
Flello, Robert
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2014
Stoke-on-Trent South
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 1 September 2014
North Wiltshire
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 3 September 2014
Portsmouth South
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 September 2014
Birmingham, Yardley
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Vauxhall
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Luton North
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2014
Knowsley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 October 2014
Cheadle
Jenkin, Mr Bernard
Conservative
Signed on 1 September 2014
Harwich and North Essex
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 September 2014
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 September 2014
Manchester, Withington
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 1 September 2014
Belfast East
Love, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Edmonton
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 September 2014
South Antrim
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Mansfield
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Livingston
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Leeds East
O'Donnell, Fiona
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2014
East Lothian
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Ynys Môn
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Bolton South East
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 5 September 2014
Halifax
Robertson, Mr Laurence
Conservative
Signed on 1 September 2014
Tewkesbury
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 13 October 2014
Romford
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2014
Liverpool, Walton
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 4 September 2014
Glenrothes
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 September 2014
Torbay
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 1 September 2014
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2014
Ealing, Southall
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 2 September 2014
Upper Bann
Smith, Nick
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Blaenau Gwent
Streeter, Mr Gary
Conservative
Signed on 1 September 2014
South West Devon
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2014
Blackley and Broughton
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Walsall South
Vickers, Martin
Conservative
Signed on 1 September 2014
Cleethorpes
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 September 2014
Bradford East
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 September 2014
Ceredigion
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 1 September 2014
East Antrim

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.