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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1674: tabled on 10 October 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that 10 October 2018 marks the centenary of the sinking of RMS Leinster, a vessel operated by the City of Dublin Steam Packet Company, which served as the Kingstown, Dún Laoghaire to Holyhead mailboat, and was torpedoed and sunk by German submarine UB123 on 10 October 1918 while bound for the Welsh port of Holyhead; recognises that over 500 people, crew and passengers perished making it the greatest loss of life on the Irish Sea; and pays tribute to British and Irish seafarers for their efforts in keeping the UK's merchant trade links and with port communities across the world open, in often conditions in both in both war and peacetime.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.