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Tynwald Day, Isle Of Man

EDM number 1996 in 2007-08, proposed by Andrew Rosindell on 08/07/2008.
Categorised under the topic of Parliament.

That this House salutes the people of the Isle of Man as they celebrate their Tynwald Day on 7th July, upholding centuries of proud tradition; notes that the annual Manx Tynwald Ceremony dates back over 1,000 years; recognises that the Tynwald is the oldest continuous Parliament in the world, dating back to 800 AD; and looks forward to the people of this unique British Crown Dependency enjoying a further 1,000 years of self-government and home rule, whilst retaining the cherished and unbreakable link with the United Kingdom and the Crown.

This motion has been signed by a total of 31 MPs.

Andrew Rosindell08/07/2008RomfordConservativeProposed
Geraldine Smith08/07/2008Morecambe and LunesdaleLabourSeconded
David Amess08/07/2008Southend WestConservativeSeconded
Jeff Ennis08/07/2008Barnsley East and MexboroughLabourSeconded
Angus MacNeil08/07/2008Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySeconded
Angela Watkinson08/07/2008UpminsterConservativeSeconded
Lindsay Hoyle09/07/2008ChorleyLabourSigned
Albert Owen09/07/2008Ynys MLabourSigned
Janet Dean09/07/2008BurtonLabourSigned
Andrew Dismore09/07/2008HendonLabourSigned
Peter Bottomley09/07/2008Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Keith Vaz09/07/2008Leicester EastLabourSigned
Phil Willis09/07/2008Harrogate and KnaresboroughLiberal DemocratSigned
Nicholas Winterton09/07/2008MacclesfieldConservativeSigned
Stephen Williams09/07/2008Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Brian Jenkins10/07/2008TamworthLabourSigned
Mike Hancock10/07/2008Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Graham Brady14/07/2008Altrincham and Sale WestConservativeSigned
Bill Etherington14/07/2008Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Betty Williams14/07/2008ConwyLabourSigned
Ann Winterton14/07/2008CongletonConservativeSigned
Michael Penning14/07/2008Hemel HempsteadConservativeSigned
Gregory Campbell15/07/2008East LondonderryDUPSigned
David Simpson16/07/2008Upper BannDUPSigned
Eric Illsley16/07/2008Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
Derek Conway16/07/2008Old Bexley and SidcupIndependentSigned
Alan Simpson17/07/2008Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Greg Pope21/07/2008HyndburnLabourSigned
John McDonnell21/07/2008Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin06/10/2008Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
John Austin16/10/2008Erith and ThamesmeadLabourSigned

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