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COMMEMORATION OF THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND

EDM (Early Day Motion) 106: tabled on 26 May 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 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 commemorates the centenary of the Battle of Jutland which took place from 31 May to 1 June 1916; recognises that more than 8,500 people died in the largest naval battle in the First World War between the Royal Navy's Grand Fleet and the German High Seas Fleet off the coast of Denmark's Jutland Peninsular; further recognises that the battle involved over 250 ships, with Britain losing 14 and Germany 11 in the space of two days; acknowledges that many of the British ships involved in the battle were stationed at Scapa Flow in Orkney; welcomes the national commemorations taking place in St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall on 31 May 2016; notes the Poppies: Weeping Window installation at the cathedral which was originally displayed at the Tower of London; further notes that Orkney has been the first place in Scotland to display the poppies; and congratulates all those who have been involved in organising the commemorations in Orkney.

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 8 June 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 June 2016
Livingston
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 8 June 2016
Harrow East
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 June 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2016
Edinburgh South West
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2016
Bolton North East
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2016
Coventry South
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 June 2016
Lagan Valley
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2016
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Flello, Robert
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2017
Stoke-on-Trent South
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 June 2016
North East Fife
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 8 June 2016
North Down
Kinahan, Danny
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
South Antrim
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
Dundee West
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 June 2016
East Dunbartonshire
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
East Renfrewshire
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2016
Midlothian

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.