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70th Anniversary Of Airborne Forces

EDM number 620 in 2010-12, proposed by Bob Russell on 26/07/2010.
Categorised under the topics of Armed forces and Aviation.

That this House pays tribute to those who served in Airborne Forces since its inception in 1940 and the 7,000 who serve today in its current formation as 16 Air Assault Brigade; records with admiration the sterling service undertaken during the past 70 years; notes that the current airborne capability goes well beyond paratroops and includes air assault forces deliverable by helicopter and aircraft, together with a wide range of vital support roles undertaken by professional and dedicated service personnel; and sends its best wishes to the men and women of 16 Air Assault Brigade as they prepare for the Brigade's fourth deployment to Afghanistan, the third to Helmand province, in the knowledge that they will uphold the proud record of the Airborne Forces.

This motion has been signed by a total of 31 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Bob Russell26/07/2010ColchesterLiberal DemocratProposed
Robert Halfon26/07/2010HarlowConservativeSeconded
Mike Hancock26/07/2010Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSeconded
Peter Bottomley26/07/2010Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Eric Illsley27/07/2010Barnsley CentralLabourWithdrawn
James Gray27/07/2010North WiltshireConservativeSeconded
Simon Hughes27/07/2010Bermondsey and Old SouthwarkLiberal DemocratSeconded
Julian Lewis27/07/2010New Forest EastConservativeSigned
Tom Blenkinsop27/07/2010Middlesbrough South and East ClevelandLabourSigned
Andrew Rosindell06/09/2010RomfordConservativeSigned
Annette Brooke07/09/2010Mid Dorset and North PooleLiberal DemocratSigned
Steve Rotheram07/09/2010Liverpool, WaltonLabourSigned
Andrew Gwynne07/09/2010Denton and ReddishLabourSigned
Gregory Campbell07/09/2010East LondonderryDUPSigned
William McCrea07/09/2010South AntrimDUPSigned
Dai Havard07/09/2010Merthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLabourSigned
David Simpson07/09/2010Upper BannDUPSigned
Jim Shannon07/09/2010StrangfordDUPSigned
Alan Meale07/09/2010MansfieldLabourSigned
Lady Hermon08/09/2010North DownIndependentSigned
Philip Davies08/09/2010ShipleyConservativeSigned
Roger Williams09/09/2010Brecon and RadnorshireLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Lloyd09/09/2010EastbourneLiberal DemocratSigned
Therese Coffey09/09/2010Suffolk CoastalConservativeSigned
Mary Glindon09/09/2010North TynesideLabourSigned
Mark Lazarowicz09/09/2010Edinburgh North and LeithLabourSigned
John Pugh13/09/2010SouthportLiberal DemocratSigned
John Hemming13/09/2010Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
David Crausby14/09/2010Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Mark Williams15/09/2010CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Lorely Burt11/10/2010SolihullLiberal DemocratSigned

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