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Firefighters Memorial Day

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1187: tabled on 27 April 2022

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

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

Motion text

That this House joins with firefighters across the United Kingdom on Firefighters Memorial Day in remembering the bravery and sacrifice of over 2300 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 FBU Red Plaque project and Firefighters Memorial Trust in remembering and honouring all firefighters who have lost their lives while serving humanity and recording their names all over the country on plaques unveiled at commemorative ceremonies and on the Firefighters Memorial near St Paul's Cathedral; 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; and recognises the hard work and dedication of firefighters throughout the pandemic and pays tribute to the firefighters who have lost their lives to covid.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.