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USE OF THE TERM EUROPEAN UNION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 475: tabled on 16 September 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 19 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 deprecates the frequent use of the term Europe when what is meant is the European Union; considers Europe to be a wonderful continent of great nations and great peoples, of great beauty and culture, and that the European Union is simply a political structure covering many of the countries of Europe; and therefore urges that in all governmental offices and documentation the term European Union should be used whenever appropriate, and specifically that, among other changes, the Minister for Europe should be designated the Minister for the European Union.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.