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WAR GRAVE RECOGNITION HMT LANCASTRIA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 63: tabled on 02 June 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 39 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 expresses its full and sincere support for those campaigners and family members whose loved ones died on 17 June 1940 when the troopship HMT Lancastria was sunk off the coast of France with the loss of an estimated 4,000 souls; further supports their efforts to have the Lancastria designated as an official war grave and encourages the Government to commit to further discussions with the government of France to allow the last resting place of the Lancastria achieve this recognition; and requests, in addition, and to relieve the families on-going distress of not knowing how their loved ones died, that all the documentary evidence, much of which was suppressed at the time of the tragedy, is placed in the public domain without further delay.

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.

Ahmed-Sheikh, Ms Tasmina
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2015
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 3 June 2015
Worthing West
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 June 2015
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 June 2015
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 June 2015
East Londonderry
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2015
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2015
Bolton North East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2015
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 June 2015
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty, Martin John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 June 2015
West Dunbartonshire
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 June 2015
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 June 2015
Lagan Valley
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 June 2015
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 June 2015
Glasgow North
Gray, James
Conservative
Signed on 10 June 2015
North Wiltshire
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 June 2015
Airdrie and Shotts
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 3 June 2015
North Down
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 June 2015
Dundee West
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 2015
New Forest East
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 June 2015
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Marsden, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2015
Blackpool South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2015
Hayes and Harlington
McGinn, Conor
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2015
St Helens North
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2015
Mansfield
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 July 2015
Glasgow North West
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2015
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 June 2015
East Renfrewshire
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2015
Bolton South East
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 June 2015
Belfast East
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 June 2015
Upper Bann
Soames, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 16 June 2015
Mid Sussex
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2015
Midlothian
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2015
Leicester East

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.