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Yorkshire Day 2022

EDM (Early Day Motion) 324: tabled on 21 July 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House celebrates Yorkshire Day which takes place on the 1 August 2022 to acknowledge the history and culture of the great county of Yorkshire; highlights the many achievements of the people of Yorkshire and their contribution to British society; congratulates Yorkshire for producing world-class creative artists and sports women and men, as well as world-leading scientists; commends the beautiful countryside across God’s Own County and the many cultural treasures it has to offer; pays tribute to Yorkshire’s strong communities which have always fought for justice, particularly in the Miners’ Strike; calls on the Government to ensure that Yorkshire and its people are not held back by decisions made in Westminster; and wishes all those participating in Yorkshire Day celebrations a deeply rewarding and gratifying day, and, finally, hope that all the people Yorkshire have a prosperous and successful future.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.