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Armed Forces Day 2021

EDM (Early Day Motion) 235: tabled on 22 June 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 53 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that Armed Forces Day 2021 takes place on 26th June; welcomes this recognition and appreciation of both current and former service personnel; applauds and sincerely thanks Armed Forces personnel and veterans for their outstanding public service and personal sacrifice throughout their military careers; welcomes a national day to recognise and reflect upon the hard work, commitment, and diligence of military personnel; notes that this year's Armed Forces Day celebrations will be scaled down as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic; encourages Parliamentarians and members of the public to reflect on the dedication of Armed Forces personnel and veterans whilst adhering to COVID-19 safety restrictions; calls on everyone to #SaluteOurForces on this day of reflection and appreciation; and calls on the UK Government to ensure fair and compassionate treatment and conditions for servicepeople and veterans of the Armed Forces.

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.

Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Aberdeen North
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Livingston
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Bonnar, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Callaghan, Amy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
East Dunbartonshire
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Edinburgh South West
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Inverclyde
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
West Dunbartonshire
Doogan, Dave
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Angus
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Motherwell and Wishaw
Flynn, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Aberdeen South
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
North Ayrshire and Arran
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Glasgow North
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Glenrothes
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Dundee East
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Dundee West
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Glasgow East
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Glasgow South
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Glasgow North East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Falkirk
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Ochil and South Perthshire
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Argyll and Bute
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
East Renfrewshire
Qaisar-Javed, Anum
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Airdrie and Shotts
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Edinburgh East
Smith, Alyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Stirling
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Midlothian
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Gordon
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Central Ayrshire
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Perth and North Perthshire
Hanvey, Neale
Alba Party
Signed on 24 June 2021
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Ferrier, Margaret
Independent
Signed on 28 June 2021
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Lockhart, Carla
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 June 2021
Upper Bann
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 June 2021
Bath

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.