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CENTENARY OF THE BOLSHEVIK REVOLUTION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 508: tabled on 06 November 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 19 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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Motion text

That this House notes, with great regret, that 7 November 2017 marks 100 years since Russia's Bolshevik Revolution which subsequently demonstrated, time and again, that Communism is a murderous political ideology, incompatible with liberty, self-government and the dignity of human beings, and injurious to the national, ethnic and religious traditions of the world's peoples; further notes that Communism subjected millions to theft, surveillance, terror and ultimate destruction; acknowledges that the cultural, political and economic legacy of Soviet Communism still negatively affects vast numbers of people today; and accordingly believes that the crimes of Communism, together with those of its mirror image, National Socialism, must forever serve as a warning to humanity of the terrible consequences of totalitarianism in all its forms.

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CENTENARY OF THE BOLSHEVIK REVOLUTION (Amendment 1)
Leave out from 'notes' to 'again' in Line 2 and add, 'that 7 November 2017 marks 100 years since Russia's Bolshevik Revolution, whilst the uprising of the Russian people was understandable given the country's history of starvation, grinding poverty, autocratic rule and the experience of the Great War, subsequent history demonstrates, however'.
Labour, Poplar and Limehouse
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EDM 508A1: tabled on 15 November 2017