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BICENTENARY OF THE YEOMANRY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 819: tabled on 11 March 1994

Tabled in the 1993-94 session.

This motion has been signed by 136 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House wishes to mark the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Volunteer Yeomanry Cavalry in March, 1794 by congratulating and commending all those who have served as Yeomen in war and peace to preserve the freedom of the nation at home and abroad and who have maintained throughout the highest traditions of British arms, courage and valour whenever and wherever required; and notes that in recent times it has taken on every change and chance demanded of it with a willingness and professionalism that its founders would be proud of.

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.

Banks, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Harrogate
Batiste, Spencer
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Elmet
Bendall, Mr Vivian
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Ilford North
Bonsor, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Upminster
Booth, Hartley
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Finchley
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Eltham
Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1994
Houghton and Washington
Boyson, Sir Rhodes
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Brent North
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1994
Manchester, Withington
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Canterbury
Budgen, Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Wolverhampton South West
Butcher, John
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Coventry South West
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 March 1994
North East Fife
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 1994
Montgomery
Carlisle, John
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Luton North
Churchill, Winston
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Davyhulme
Clark, Dr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Rochford
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1994
Midlothian
Colvin, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Romsey and Waterside
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1994
Stockton North
Coombs, Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Wyre Forest
Cormack, Sir Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
South Staffordshire
Couchman, James
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Gillingham
Cran, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Beverley
Davies, Mr Quentin
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Stamford and Spalding
Denham, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1994
Southampton, Itchen
Deva, Nirj
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Brentford and Isleworth
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
Lewisham West
Duncan, Mr Alan
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Rutland and Melton
Dykes, Hugh
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Harrow East
Eastham, Ken
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1994
Manchester, Blackley
Enright, Derek
Labour
Signed on 17 March 1994
Hemsworth
Fairbairn, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 14 April 1994
Perth and Kinross
Fenner, Dame Peggy
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Medway
Fishburn, Dudley
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Kensington
Fry, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Wellingborough
Gardiner, Sir George
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Reigate
Gill, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Ludlow
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Chesham and Amersham
Gorman, Mrs Teresa
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Billericay
Gorst, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Hendon North
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1994
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Grant, Sir Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
South West Cambridgeshire
Greenway, Harry
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Ealing North
Greenway, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Ryedale
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 16 March 1994
Bridgend
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 16 March 1994
Warrington South
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
Wentworth
Hargreaves, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Birmingham, Hall Green
Haselhurst, Sir Alan
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Saffron Walden
Hawkins, Mr Nick
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Blackpool South
Hawksley, Warren
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Halesowen and Stourbridge
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
North Hertfordshire
Hicks, Sir Robert
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
South East Cornwall
Hill, Sir James
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Southampton, Test
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Orpington
Howarth, Alan
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Stratford-on-Avon
Howell, Sir Ralph
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
North Norfolk
Hughes, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Harrow West
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Basingstoke
Hutton, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1994
Barrow and Furness
Ingram, Mr Adam
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1994
East Kilbride
Jessel, Toby
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Twickenham
Johnson Smith, Sir Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Wealden
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 22 March 1994
Clwyd South West
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 March 1994
Cheltenham
Jopling, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Kilfedder, Sir James
Ulster Popular Unionist Party
Signed on 11 March 1994
North Down
King, Mr Tom
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Bridgwater
Knapman, Mr Roger
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Stroud
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Staffordshire Moorlands
Lawrence, Sir Ivan
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Burton
Lester, Sir James
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Broxtowe
Maginnis, Mr Ken
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 11 March 1994
Fermanagh and South Tyrone
Marland, Paul
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
West Gloucestershire
Marshall, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Arundel
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
Makerfield
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 March 1994
Mid Ulster
McMaster, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1994
Paisley South
Mitchell, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
North West Hampshire
Moate, Sir Roger
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Faversham
Nicholls, Mr Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Teignbridge
Nicholson, David
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Taunton
Onslow, Sir Cranley
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Woking
Orme, Stan
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1994
Salford East
Page, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
South West Hertfordshire
Paisley, The Reverend Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 March 1994
North Antrim
Pattie, Sir Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Chertsey and Walton
Peacock, Mrs Elizabeth
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Batley and Spen
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 15 March 1994
Burnley
Porter, Barry
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Wirral South
Powell, William
Conservative
Signed on 15 June 1994
Corby
Rathbone, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Lewes
Reid, John
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1994
Motherwell North
Roe, Mrs Marion
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Broxbourne
Ross, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 11 March 1994
East Londonderry
Rumbold, Dame Angela
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Mitcham and Morden
Shaw, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Dover
Shaw, Sir Giles
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Pudsey
Shepherd, Sir Colin
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Hereford
Shersby, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Uxbridge
Smith, Sir Dudley
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Warwick and Leamington
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 11 March 1994
South Belfast
Speed, Sir Keith
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Ashford
Spicer, Sir James
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
West Dorset
Spicer, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
South Worcestershire
Stephen, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Shoreham
Stern, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Bristol North West
Sweeney, Walter
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Vale of Glamorgan
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Southend East
Temple-Morris, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Leominster
Thompson, Sir Donald
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Calder Valley
Thompson, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Norwich North
Thornton, Sir Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Crosby
Thurnham, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Bolton North East
Townend, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Bridlington
Townsend, Sir Cyril
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Bexleyheath
Tracey, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Surbiton
Trotter, Sir Neville
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Tynemouth
Vaughan, Sir Gerard
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Reading East
Viggers, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Gosport
Walker, Sir Harold
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1994
Doncaster Central
Ward, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Poole
Whittingdale, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
South Colchester and Maldon
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Ruislip - Northwood
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Macclesfield
Wolfson, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 1994
Sevenoaks

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.