2nd Batallion, The Yorkshire Regiment (Green Howards)
That this House commends the services of the 2nd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment (Green Howards); recognises the 300 years of exemplary service of its predecessor, the Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment); notes the cultural and economic importance of the 2nd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment throughout Teesside and North Yorkshire; acknowledges that Teesside is one of the areas most affected by cuts; calls on the Secretary of State for Defence to reconsider the Battalion's proposed abolition; and asks him to take steps to ensure the name and spirit of the Green Howards survives.
This motion has been signed by a total of 8 MPs.
|Tom Blenkinsop||11/07/2012||Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland||Labour||Proposed|
|Kevin Barron||11/07/2012||Rother Valley||Labour||Seconded|
|Alex Cunningham||11/07/2012||Stockton North||Labour||Seconded|
|Jim Dobbin||12/07/2012||Heywood and Middleton||Labour||Seconded|
|Mary Glindon||12/07/2012||North Tyneside||Labour||Signed|
|David Crausby||17/07/2012||Bolton North East||Labour||Signed|
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