As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.
That this House notes that on 27 January 2017 the UK will observe Holocaust Memorial Day on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where an estimated 1.1 million people were murdered; commemorates the six million victims of the Holocaust, groups subjected to Nazi persecution and the victims of subsequent genocides; further notes that the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017 is How can life go on?; pays tribute to the commitment of Holocaust survivors who share their experiences with young people across the country; acknowledges the importance of the Holocaust Educational Trust's work in schools across the UK and in particular the Lessons from Auschwitz project, which has so far given over 30,000 students and teachers the opportunity to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau; recognises our shared commitment to challenging Holocaust denial, distortion and denigration; further pays tribute to the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust for organising this year's Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations; notes that the Holocaust Educational Trust's Book of Commitment will be placed in the corridor between the Members' Cloakroom and Members' Staircase between the hours of 2pm and 4pm from 16 to 18 January and 23 to 26 January; and urges all right hon. and hon. Members to sign the Book and observe the day, so that the appalling events of the Holocaust are always understood by future generations.