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Durham Miners' Gala 2022

EDM (Early Day Motion) 162: tabled on 13 June 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House celebrates the in-person return of the Durham Miners’ Gala or the Big Meeting on Saturday 9 July 2022; notes that the Durham Miners’ Gala was cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic; welcomes the news that the 2022 Gala will be dedicated to the key workers who risked their lives to keep society functioning throughout the pandemic; recognises the important historical and cultural ties between the mining industry and County Durham; thanks miners for their economic and cultural contribution to Durham and Britain across centuries; recognises miners and the National Union of Mineworkers for their contributions to the labour movement, trade unionism, and the Labour Party; and encourages everyone to become a Marra.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.