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Yorkshire Regiment

EDM number 2099 in 2010-12, proposed by Tom Blenkinsop on 18/07/2011.
Categorised under the topic of Armed forces.

That this House notes that the 2nd Battalion (the Green Howards) of the Yorkshire Regiment's Freedom March which will take place on 20 July 2011 in Guisborough; recognises the work that the Battalion's brave and noble soldiers do on behalf of the UK; applauds the efforts and sacrifices that other generations of this Battalion have made for the nation; understands the importance of supporting the armed forces when they are overseas and at home, representing and serving the UK; praises the honourable and exemplary work of the Battalion as shown in the recent BBC television documentary series; hopes that the parade will help to raise awareness of their collective and individual sacrifices; acknowledges the importance of respecting this honourable and noble parade; and wishes them a safe and speedy return following their upcoming tour to Afghanistan.

This motion has been signed by a total of 27 MPs.

Tom Blenkinsop18/07/2011Middlesbrough South and East ClevelandLabourProposed
Ian Mearns18/07/2011GatesheadLabourSeconded
Greg Mulholland18/07/2011Leeds North WestLiberal DemocratSeconded
Karl Turner18/07/2011Kingston upon Hull EastLabourSeconded
Jenny Chapman18/07/2011DarlingtonLabourSeconded
Nicholas Dakin18/07/2011ScunthorpeLabourSeconded
Kevin Barron18/07/2011Rother ValleyLabourSigned
Jim Shannon19/07/2011StrangfordDUPSigned
Martin Caton19/07/2011GowerLabourSigned
David Crausby19/07/2011Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Hugh Bayley19/07/2011York CentralLabourSigned
Mary Glindon19/07/2011North TynesideLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin20/07/2011Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Alan Meale20/07/2011MansfieldLabourSigned
Mike Hancock11/08/2011Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Beith11/08/2011Berwick-upon-TweedLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Percy11/08/2011Brigg and GooleConservativeSigned
Alex Cunningham11/08/2011Stockton NorthLabourSigned
Graham Stuart05/09/2011Beverley and HoldernessConservativeSigned
David Simpson06/09/2011Upper BannDUPSigned
William McCrea06/09/2011South AntrimDUPSigned
Linda Riordan06/09/2011HalifaxLabourSigned
Albert Owen07/09/2011Ynys MLabourSigned
Dan Jarvis07/09/2011Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
Bob Russell08/09/2011ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
James Gray13/09/2011North WiltshireConservativeSigned
Julian Lewis31/10/2011New Forest EastConservativeSigned

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