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A new HMS Coventry

EDM (Early Day Motion) 58: tabled on 24 October 2019

Tabled in the 2019-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the Government's decision to purchase five new type 31 frigates for the Royal Navy; recognises that the name Coventry has been associated with the Royal Navy since 1658; further recognises that six ships have borne the name Coventry in this time until 2002; acknowledges the need to honour the 30 crew members who lost their lives on board HMS Coventry in 1982; calls on the Government to name one of the new frigates HMS Coventry; and notes that this would be a fitting and lasting legacy for Coventry as UK City of Culture in 2021.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.