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80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE JARROW MARCH

EDM (Early Day Motion) 415: tabled on 06 September 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 48 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 with pride the 80th anniversary of the inspirational Jarrow Crusade; salutes the 200 jobless men who set off for London on 5 October 1936 to highlight the grim reality of life without work; commends the proud marchers who wanted Parliament to understand they were orderly, responsible people who deserved the right to work to put food on the table for their families; recognises that the famous Crusade represented an intense pride and togetherness which flourishes in the town today; believes that the 290-mile protest symbolises the strength of a community which adversity had tested but could not defeat; acknowledges that these proud men, the town of Jarrow and their local hon. Member who marched with them, Ellen Wilkinson, united in a collective effort to ask the authorities to listen; regrets that Parliament and the Prime Minister in that era did not treat them with greater respect and respond positively to their plea for employment; and pays tribute to the Crusade's enduring spirit which stamped the town of Jarrow on the world stage.

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 10 October 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 October 2016
Livingston
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 13 September 2016
Sheffield South East
Blenkinsop, Tom
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2016
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 September 2016
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2016
Edinburgh North and Leith
Cadbury, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2016
Brentford and Isleworth
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2016
Bolton North East
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 October 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2016
Dagenham and Rainham
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2016
Leyton and Wanstead
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2016
Stockton North
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 8 September 2016
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 September 2016
West Dunbartonshire
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 September 2016
Lewisham West and Penge
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 8 September 2016
Foyle
Elliott, Tom
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 14 September 2016
Fermanagh and South Tyrone
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 September 2016
Motherwell and Wishaw
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 September 2016
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 15 September 2016
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2016
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hanson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 September 2016
Delyn
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 October 2016
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 14 September 2016
North Down
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 15 September 2016
Washington and Sunderland West
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2016
Luton North
Kinahan, Danny
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 14 September 2016
South Antrim
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 September 2016
Dundee West
Lewell-Buck, Mrs Emma
Labour
Signed on 12 September 2016
South Shields
Lucas, Ian C.
Labour
Signed on 14 September 2016
Wrexham
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 October 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Matheson, Christian
Labour
Signed on 15 September 2016
City of Chester
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 14 September 2016
Belfast South
McKinnell, Catherine
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2016
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Nandy, Lisa
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2016
Wigan
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 September 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Reed, Mr Jamie
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2016
Copeland
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 10 October 2016
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 October 2016
Midlothian
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2016
Angus
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.