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Year Of The Blues

EDM number 802 in 2002-03, proposed by Parmjit Dhanda on 03/03/2003.

That this House welcomes the start of the Year of the Blues on 1st February, which marks 100 years since W.C. Handy, the 'Father of the Blues', first picked up the music in a train station in Mississippi; and looks forward to the 3rd International Gloucester Blues and Heritage Festival between 28th July and 3rd August.

This motion has been signed by a total of 23 MPs.

Parmjit Dhanda03/03/2003GloucesterLabourProposed
Stephen Pound04/03/2003Ealing NorthLabourSigned
Lynne Jones04/03/2003Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Ann Cryer04/03/2003KeighleyLabourSigned
Graham Stringer04/03/2003Manchester, BlackleyLabourSigned
Simon Thomas04/03/2003CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
John Battle05/03/2003Leeds WestLabourSigned
Mike Hancock05/03/2003Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Jane Griffiths05/03/2003Reading EastLabourSigned
Martin Caton05/03/2003GowerLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd05/03/2003Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
Paul Keetch05/03/2003HerefordLiberal DemocratSigned
Greg Pope06/03/2003HyndburnLabourSigned
David Lepper06/03/2003Brighton, PavilionLabour Co-operativeSigned
David Drew06/03/2003StroudLabour Co-operativeSigned
Harold Best06/03/2003Leeds North WestLabourSigned
Rudi Vis12/03/2003Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
Lindsay Hoyle14/03/2003ChorleyLabourSigned
Rob Marris18/03/2003Wolverhampton South WestLabourSigned
Paul Marsden18/03/2003Shrewsbury & AtchamLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Simpson20/03/2003Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Nigel Jones02/04/2003CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
David Crausby09/04/2003Bolton North EastLabourSigned

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