House of Commons
190th ANNIVERSARY OF THE CATHOLIC EMANCIPATION ACT 1829
EDM #2277
Tabled 08 April 2019
2017-19 Session
That this House notes that 13 April 2019 is the 190th anniversary of Royal Assent being given to The Catholic Emancipation Act 1829 which, in permitting Catholics to sit in the House of Commons, was a crucial milestone in the restoration of religious freedom; welcomes the contribution to politics that Catholic hon. Members have made over many years in both Houses of Parliament and in all political parties and none; and invites the trustees of the Speaker’s Art Fund to consider ways that this important development can be properly acknowledged within the Palace of Westminster.

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