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BETHANY FIRTH AND THE RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 440: tabled on 12 September 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 28 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 congratulates Bethany Firth on twice winning gold at the Rio 2016 Paralympics and on setting a new world record by completing the 100 metres backstroke in 1 minute 4.05 seconds; acknowledges the pride felt by her achievement in her home village of Seaforde, County Down, and throughout Northern Ireland; and praises the hard work and determination that Bethany Firth and other Paralympians from Northern Ireland have displayed while competing at the very highest level.

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
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 October 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 September 2016
Belfast North
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
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 October 2016
North East Fife
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 September 2016
North Ayrshire and Arran
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 January 2016
Glasgow North
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
Kinahan, Danny
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 14 September 2016
South Antrim
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 October 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 14 September 2016
Belfast South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 10 October 2016
Glasgow East
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 October 2016
Glasgow North West
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 September 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 September 2016
Gordon
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2016
Glasgow South West
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 October 2016
Midlothian
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2016
Angus

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.