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St Piran's Day

EDM number 1147 in 2012-13, proposed by Daniel Rogerson on 05/03/2013.
Categorised under the topic of Cultural heritage.

That this House notes the celebrations of Cornwall's patron saint, St Piran, on 5 March each year are growing in scope, support and significance; believes that this is a valuable opportunity for the people of Cornwall to celebrate their unique heritage, language, culture and aspirations; recognises that those who support patron saints' days in other regions and nations in the UK are also seeking official acknowledgement; welcomes the fact that several town and parish councils have already made the day a staff holiday; and calls on the Government to make St Piran's Day a public holiday in Cornwall.

This motion has been signed by a total of 18 MPs.

Dan Rogerson05/03/2013North CornwallLiberal DemocratProposed
Andrew George05/03/2013St IvesLiberal DemocratSeconded
Stephen Gilbert05/03/2013St Austell and NewquayLiberal DemocratSeconded
Paul Murphy06/03/2013TorfaenLabourSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn06/03/2013Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Jonathan Edwards06/03/2013Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Jim Shannon06/03/2013StrangfordDUPSigned
Hywel Williams06/03/2013ArfonPlaid CymruSigned
Paul Flynn07/03/2013Newport WestLabourSigned
Mark Durkan07/03/2013FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Martin Caton07/03/2013GowerLabourSigned
Mark Williams11/03/2013CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Alasdair McDonnell12/03/2013Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
John Leech12/03/2013Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Williams12/03/2013Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Margaret Ritchie13/03/2013South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
John McDonnell13/03/2013Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Virendra Sharma14/03/2013Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned

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