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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 6 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.