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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1052: tabled on 13 March 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 12 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 notes the enduring and outstanding contributions to democracy and freedom which will be celebrated in mid-March 2017 in the US where the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ulster Scots President Andrew Jackson, alongside the annual celebration of St Patrick's Day in Washington, will be acknowledged; and expresses the hope that the substantial number of people of Scots Irish lineage who helped write the US constitution, helped establish that newly fledged nation state and pioneered the beginnings of democratically elected governance in what was to become the most powerful nation on earth, will be recognised.