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REMEMBERING THE VATERSAY CATALINA 75TH ANNIVERSARY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2375: tabled on 08 May 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the 75th anniversary of The Catalina aircraft tragedy of 12 May 1944 which set off from Oban on a training exercise set for Barra Head but tragically crashed near the summit of Heiseaval Beag on the Island of Vatersay; remembers the bravery and sacrifice of the Catalina crews which hunted U-boats off the coast to save the lives of merchant seamen bringing food to nations under rations; marks the anniversary of the deaths of Flight Sergeant David Clyne, Sergeant Fred Basset and rigger Sergeant Patrick Hines; recalls the courage of the other six crew members on board who survived while sadly losing their colleagues; and also notes in civilian life Dennistoun born Flight Sergeant David Clyne had a successful football career by playing for Queens Park FC and being twice capped at Scottish amateur level.

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.

Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 May 2019
Glasgow North
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 May 2019
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Penning, Sir Mike
Conservative
Signed on 9 May 2019
Hemel Hempstead
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 May 2019
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 May 2019
Glasgow Central
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 May 2019
Motherwell and Wishaw
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 May 2019
Glasgow East
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 9 May 2019
Worthing West
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2019
Coventry South
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 May 2019
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 14 May 2019
North Down
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 May 2019
Glasgow South West
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 May 2019
North Ayrshire and Arran
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 May 2019
Livingston
Hopkins, Kelvin
Independent
Signed on 16 May 2019
Luton North
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2019
North Tyneside
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 May 2019
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 May 2019
Edinburgh South West
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 June 2019
Edinburgh North and Leith
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 June 2019
Dunfermline and West Fife

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.