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CENTENARY OF THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME

EDM (Early Day Motion) 254: tabled on 28 June 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 37 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 the Somme which began in 1 July 1916 and lasted until 18 November 1916; solemnly remembers the 58,000 British and Commonwealth casualties suffered on the first day and the subsequent 420,000 British, 200,000 French and 500,000 German casualties; recognises the grave sacrifice made by those service personnel which will never be forgotten; and pays respect to all those who served our nation in the First World War.

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 11 July 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 July 2016
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 29 June 2016
Harrow East
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 28 June 2016
Worthing West
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 July 2016
Edinburgh North and Leith
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 20 July 2016
East Londonderry
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 July 2016
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 July 2016
Edinburgh South West
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2016
Bolton North East
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 July 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2016
Coventry South
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 June 2016
Belfast North
Donaldson, Sir Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 June 2016
Lagan Valley
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 July 2016
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 July 2016
Motherwell and Wishaw
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 July 2016
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 June 2016
North East Fife
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 July 2016
North Ayrshire and Arran
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 July 2016
Airdrie and Shotts
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 July 2016
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Jones, Gerald
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2016
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 July 2016
Dundee West
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 28 June 2016
New Forest East
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 July 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 6 July 2016
Glasgow East
McInnes, Liz
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2016
Heywood and Middleton
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2016
Glasgow North East
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 4 July 2016
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 June 2016
Glasgow South West
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 July 2016
Ceredigion
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 July 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.