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25TH ANNIVERSARY OF OPERATION DESERT STORM/GRANBY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 971: tabled on 19 January 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 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 marks the 25th Anniversary of Operation Desert Storm/Granby to liberate Kuwait from occupation by Saddam Hussein's forces; recognises that the effort was based on a coalition of 34 countries; salutes the nearly 50,000 Britons who served in the successful operation and the 47 Britons who made the ultimate sacrifice; and supports plans to build a memorial in Washington DC to an often overlooked military operation that will itself be a place where the contributions, sacrifice and loss by all coalition countries, including those of the UK, can be remembered in perpetuity.