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Honourable Members For Foyle And Newry And Armagh

EDM number 404 in 2001-02, proposed by Kevin McNamara on 12/11/2001.

That this House notes the retirement of the honourable Members for Foyle and Newry and Armagh from the leadership of the Social Democratic and Labour Party and offers congratulations to Mark Durkan MLA and Mrs Brid Rodgers MLA elected as SDLP leader and deputy leader respectively; recognises that the honourable Members for Foyle and Newry and Armagh have played a remarkable role in planting and nurturing the seeds of peace in Ireland and are among the most outstanding political leaders of their generation; pays fulsome tribute to their exceptional political abilities and heroic personal stature; asserts that their courage in the face of great adversity, humanity in the face of terrible cruelty, persistence and hope in the face of despair are an inspiration to us all; insists that their visionary insight be a guide and their opposition to all forms of violence should be a model for future generations; sends warm greetings to Mark Durkan and Mrs Brid Rodgers; and wishes them every success in their endeavours to continue and build upon the work of their illustrious predecessors.

This motion has been signed by a total of 39 MPs.

Kevin McNamara12/11/2001Kingston upon Hull NorthLabourProposed
Tony McWalter12/11/2001Hemel HempsteadLabour Co-operativeSigned
Vera Baird12/11/2001RedcarLabourSigned
Frank Cook12/11/2001Stockton NorthLabourSigned
Tom Clarke12/11/2001Coatbridge & ChrystonLabourSigned
Lembit 12/11/2001MontgomeryshireLiberal DemocratSigned
Lynne Jones13/11/2001Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Nigel Jones13/11/2001CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Tony Lloyd13/11/2001Manchester CentralLabourSigned
Alice Mahon13/11/2001HalifaxLabourSigned
Kevin Brennan13/11/2001Cardiff WestLabourSigned
Andrew George13/11/2001St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Win Griffiths13/11/2001BridgendLabourSigned
Nigel Beard13/11/2001Bexleyheath & CrayfordLabourSigned
Peter Bottomley13/11/2001Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Tony Worthington13/11/2001Clydebank & MilngavieLabourSigned
Derek Wyatt13/11/2001Sittingbourne & SheppeyLabourSigned
Brian White14/11/2001North East Milton KeynesLabourSigned
Robert Wareing14/11/2001Liverpool, West DerbyLabourSigned
David Drew14/11/2001StroudLabour Co-operativeSigned
Russell Brown14/11/2001DumfriesLabourSigned
Martin Caton14/11/2001GowerLabourSigned
John Battle15/11/2001Leeds WestLabourSigned
Harry Barnes15/11/2001North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin15/11/2001Heywood & MiddletonLabour Co-operativeSigned
John Cummings15/11/2001EasingtonLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn15/11/2001Islington NorthLabourSigned
Helen Jackson15/11/2001Sheffield, HillsboroughLabourSigned
Alan Simpson15/11/2001Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Martin Salter15/11/2001Reading WestLabourSigned
Paul Keetch16/11/2001HerefordLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Dismore16/11/2001HendonLabourSigned
Joe Benton16/11/2001BootleLabourSigned
Ann Cryer20/11/2001KeighleyLabourSigned
Bill Etherington20/11/2001Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
John Barrett29/11/2001Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Rudi Vis30/11/2001Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
Malcolm Savidge06/12/2001Aberdeen NorthLabourSigned
John McDonnell17/12/2001Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned

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