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CONTRIBUTION OF COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD WARS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 326: tabled on 16 July 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 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 warmly welcomes the We Won the War exhibition at Leicester's Race Equality Centre, which has been shortlisted for the final seven in the heritage category of the National Lottery Awards; notes that this ground-breaking exhibition highlights the story of the African, Caribbean and Asian contributions to the First World War; believes that the sacrifice and contribution of Commonwealth citizens should form a key component of UK education and narrative of the First and Second World Wars; and calls for the establishment of a permanent monument for the Commonwealth citizens who fought on the side of the UK in the World Wars.

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.

Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2015
Blaydon
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 8 September 2015
Harrow East
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Lagan Valley
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
Glenrothes
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 September 2015
Airdrie and Shotts
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 7 September 2015
North Down
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 7 September 2015
New Forest East
Marsden, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2015
Blackpool South
Maskell, Rachael
Labour
Signed on 7 September 2015
York Central
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Falkirk
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
East Renfrewshire
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Gordon
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2015
Ealing, Southall
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
Upper Bann
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Angus

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.