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THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 966: tabled on 14 January 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 57 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 takes note of the thirtieth anniversary of the Dr Martin Luther King Jr. US federal holiday, on the third Monday in every January which is in recognition of his lifetime of achievements; recognises Dr King as one of history's greatest civil rights campaigners; acknowledges the sixtieth anniversary of the Montgomery bus boycott against segregation which brought Dr King to global prominence; pays tribute to all those ordinary men and women who stood firm alongside Dr King; and commends those UK institutions marking Martin Luther King Day on 18 January 2016, thus honouring Dr King's legacy and philosophy of non-violence.

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 1 February 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2016
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 20 January 2016
Harrow East
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 19 January 2016
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 February 2016
Carshalton and Wallington
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2016
Edinburgh North and Leith
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2016
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2016
Blyth Valley
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 January 2016
Edinburgh South West
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2016
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty, Martin John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2016
West Dunbartonshire
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 18 January 2016
Foyle
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 18 January 2016
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2016
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2016
Birmingham, Hall Green
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2016
Glasgow North
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2016
Airdrie and Shotts
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 18 January 2016
North Down
Kerevan, George
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2016
East Lothian
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 January 2016
Dundee West
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2016
Glasgow South
McDonald, Stuart C.
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2016
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Belfast South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 14 January 2016
Glasgow East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2016
Falkirk
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2016
Gateshead
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2016
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2016
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2016
East Dunbartonshire
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2016
Argyll and Bute
Paterson, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2016
Stirling
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2016
Bolton South East
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 18 January 2016
South Down
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 25 January 2016
Belfast East
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 19 January 2016
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2016
Ealing, Southall
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2016
Edinburgh East
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2016
Bolsover
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2016
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2016
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 February 2016
Midlothian
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2016
Leicester East
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2016
Walsall South
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2016
Angus
Whiteford, Dr Eilidh
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2016
Banff and Buchan
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2016
Central Ayrshire
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 February 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.