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200th anniversary of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution

EDM (Early Day Motion) 360: tabled on 02 February 2024

Tabled in the 2023-24 session.

This motion has been signed by 28 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House celebrates the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), formed on 4 March 1824; recognises that as a charity, the RNLI has throughout its history worked in the most challenging situations to protect lives at sea; notes that the RNLI operates 238 lifeboat stations with thousands of lifeboat and shore crew, has lifeguards watching over 200 beaches across the UK, and relies upon thousands of hardworking fundraisers; understands that the RNLI has saved more than 144,000 lives over the course of its work since its founding; further recognises that more than 600 people have died in the RNLI's service; further notes that the RNLI maintains a close relationship with coastal communities around the United Kingdom; believes that the RNLI represents some of the best of this country’s charitable principles; and wishes the organisation the very best for its 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.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 5 February 2024
Arfon
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 February 2024
Central Ayrshire
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 February 2024
Glasgow North East
Chamberlain, Wendy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 February 2024
North East Fife
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2024
Gateshead
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 February 2024
Edinburgh West
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 February 2024
Strangford
Lockhart, Carla
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 February 2024
Upper Bann
Penning, Sir Mike
Conservative
Signed on 5 February 2024
Hemel Hempstead
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 February 2024
Glasgow South West
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 February 2024
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Foord, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 February 2024
Tiverton and Honiton
Corbyn, Jeremy
Independent
Signed on 7 February 2024
Islington North
Yasin, Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2024
Bedford
Lewis, Sir Julian
Conservative
Signed on 19 February 2024
New Forest East
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 19 February 2024
Hayes and Harlington
Farry, Stephen
Alliance
Signed on 19 February 2024
North Down
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 19 February 2024
Norwich South
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 19 February 2024
Brighton, Pavilion
Maskell, Rachael
Labour
Signed on 19 February 2024
York Central
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 February 2024
Glasgow Central
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 February 2024
Glenrothes

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.