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Firefighters Memorial Day 2021

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1768: tabled on 22 April 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 12 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted. The tabling Member has subsequently withdrawn this motion.

This motion has subsequently been withdrawn by the tabling Member.

Motion text

That this House joins with firefighters across the United Kingdom on Firefighters Memorial Day in remembering the bravery and sacrifice of over 2,300 firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty; extends its sympathies especially on this memorial day to all the bereaved families of fallen firefighters; acknowledges the good work of the Firefighters Memorial Trust in remembering and honouring all firefighters who have lost their lives while serving humanity and recording their names on the Firefighters Memorial, located close to St Paul's Cathedral in London; and applauds the commitment and selfless dedication of all United Kingdom firefighters who stand ready today and every day to risk their lives to save others and protect their local communities from the consequences of fire, floods, terror attacks and numerous other emergency situations.