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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1100: tabled on 23 March 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 13 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 celebrates the 100th birthday of Dame Vera Lynn; thanks her for the truly inspirational role she undertook as the Forces' Sweetheart; extends its best wishes to Dame Vera on her new album in the hope that it will become a best-seller; and rejoices in Dame Vera's long life, boundless energy, warm smile, beautiful voice and generosity of spirit that spurred a generation and has inspired generations since then in a way that makes us all proud to be British.