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ST PATRICK'S DAY 2016

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1212: tabled on 08 March 2016

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 notes that 17 March each year marks St Patrick's Day; understands that this day is an opportunity to celebrate the diverse cultures and heritage of the island of lreland, as well as highlighting the massive contribution that Ireland and its diaspora has made in shaping nations across the globe; understands that the people of Scotland, England and Wales, and in particular those within the village of Old Kilpatrick, have a strong connection to St Patrick, as Old Kilpatrick, in the ancient county Dunbartonshire, is believed to be Patrick's birthplace as denoted by the county and subsequent local authorities’ use of the St Patrick's Saltire flag and that this represents just one of the many bonds that unite the people of these islands in friendship; and wishes all those in the isle of lreland and the diaspora across the world health, happiness and peace as they celebrate St Patrick's Day.

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 21 March 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 9 March 2016
Harrow East
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 March 2016
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 May 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2016
Blyth Valley
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 March 2016
Lagan Valley
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Foyle
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 March 2016
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 March 2016
Motherwell and Wishaw
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
North Ayrshire and Arran
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
Glasgow North
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Glenrothes
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 9 March 2016
North Down
Kerevan, George
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
East Lothian
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 22 March 2016
Belfast South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 16 March 2016
Glasgow East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Falkirk
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2016
Mansfield
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Glasgow North West
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 March 2016
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 March 2016
Argyll and Bute
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2016
Bolton South East
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 17 March 2016
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 March 2016
Midlothian
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 March 2016
Central Ayrshire
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.