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Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1305: tabled on 30 December 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 96 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that on 27 January 2021 the UK will observe Holocaust Memorial Day marking the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where an estimated 1.1 million people were murdered; commemorates the six million victims of the Holocaust; further notes that the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 is Be the Light in the Darkness; pays tribute to the commitment of Holocaust survivors and Kindertransport refugees who share their experiences with young people across the country; acknowledges the importance of the Holocaust Educational Trust's work in schools across the UK and in particular the Lessons from Auschwitz project, which has so far given more than 40,000 students and teachers the opportunity to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau; welcomes the establishment of a permanent National Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre adjacent to Parliament; pays tribute to the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust for organising the national Holocaust Memorial Day event; and urges all right hon. and hon. Members to observe that day so that the appalling events of the Holocaust are always understood by future generations.

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.

Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 January 2021
Ceredigion
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 January 2021
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 January 2021
Arfon
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2021
Hartlepool
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 January 2021
Strangford
Blake, Olivia
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2021
Sheffield, Hallam
Spellar, John
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2021
Warley
Wakeford, Christian
Conservative
Signed on 11 January 2021
Bury South
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 January 2021
Glasgow North West
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 January 2021
Glasgow North
Lockhart, Carla
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 January 2021
Upper Bann
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2021
Glasgow Central
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2021
Motherwell and Wishaw
Ferrier, Margaret
Independent
Signed on 15 January 2021
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 15 January 2021
Brighton, Pavilion
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2021
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2021
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Yasin, Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2021
Bedford
McCabe, Steve
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2021
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2021
Glenrothes
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2021
North Ayrshire and Arran
Webbe, Claudia
Independent
Signed on 19 January 2021
Leicester East
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2021
West Lancashire
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2021
Midlothian
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2021
Dunfermline and West Fife
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2021
Edinburgh North and Leith
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2021
Gordon
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2021
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2021
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2021
Glasgow East
Callaghan, Amy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2021
East Dunbartonshire
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2021
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2021
Inverclyde
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2021
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2021
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2021
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2021
Ochil and South Perthshire
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2021
Edinburgh South West
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2021
West Dunbartonshire
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2021
Edinburgh East
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 20 January 2021
Romford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2021
Ealing, Southall
Carden, Dan
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2021
Liverpool, Walton
Timms, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2021
East Ham
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2021
Central Ayrshire
Hopkins, Rachel
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2021
Luton South
Malhotra, Seema
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2021
Feltham and Heston
Blomfield, Paul
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2021
Sheffield Central
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2021
Aberdeen North
Hodge, Dame Margaret
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2021
Barking
Halfon, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 2021
Harlow
Elmore, Chris
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2021
Ogmore
Wright, Jeremy
Conservative
Signed on 26 January 2021
Kenilworth and Southam
Antoniazzi, Tonia
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2021
Gower
MacAskill, Kenny
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 January 2021
East Lothian
Duffield, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Canterbury
Abrahams, Debbie
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Oldham East and Saddleworth
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Leeds North East
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 January 2021
Dundee West
Byrne, Liam
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Brabin, Tracy
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Batley and Spen
Pollard, Luke
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Streeting, Wes
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Ilford North
Harris, Carolyn
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Swansea East
Cadbury, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Brentford and Isleworth
Eagle, Maria
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Garston and Halewood
Onwurah, Chi
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Washington and Sunderland West
Sobel, Alex
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Leeds North West
Keeley, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Worsley and Eccles South
Hayes, Helen
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Dulwich and West Norwood
Matheson, Christian
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
City of Chester
Zeichner, Daniel
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Cambridge
Long Bailey, Rebecca
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Salford and Eccles
Coyle, Neil
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Bermondsey and Old Southwark
Green, Kate
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Stretford and Urmston
Penning, Sir Mike
Conservative
Signed on 27 January 2021
Hemel Hempstead
Esterson, Bill
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Sefton Central
Eagle, Ms Angela
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Wallasey
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 January 2021
Argyll and Bute
Mundell, David
Conservative
Signed on 27 January 2021
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Thomas-Symonds, Nick
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Torfaen
Brown, Ms Lyn
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
West Ham
McMorrin, Anna
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Cardiff North
Jones, Gerald
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2021
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Davey, Ed
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2021
Kingston and Surbiton
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2021
Edinburgh West
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 January 2021
Orkney and Shetland
Cooper, Daisy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 January 2021
St Albans
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2021
Alyn and Deeside

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.