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190th ANNIVERSARY OF THE CATHOLIC EMANCIPATION ACT 1829

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2277: tabled on 08 April 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 31 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

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.

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.

Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 9 April 2019
Coventry South
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 9 April 2019
Leicester East
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 April 2019
Glasgow East
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 April 2019
North East Fife
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 April 2019
Glasgow South West
Duffield, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2019
Canterbury
Creagh, Mary
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2019
Wakefield
McKinnell, Catherine
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2019
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Sweeney, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2019
Glasgow North East
Killen, Ged
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2019
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 April 2019
Falkirk
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 10 April 2019
Worthing West
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2019
Ealing, Southall
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 12 April 2019
High Peak
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 12 April 2019
Birmingham, Hall Green
McGinn, Conor
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2019
St Helens North
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 April 2019
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2019
Knowsley
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 April 2019
Glasgow North West
Hopkins, Kelvin
Independent
Signed on 24 April 2019
Luton North
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2019
North Tyneside
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 April 2019
Dundee West
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 April 2019
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 April 2019
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Crausby, Sir David
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2019
Bolton North East

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.