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Recognition Of Mary Seacole

EDM number 919 in 2012-13, proposed by Alan Meale on 15/01/2013.
Categorised under the topics of Ethnic groups and Health staff and professions.

That this House is aware of history which records the many heroic and compassionate acts carried out unselfishly by renowned war nursing heroine Mary Seacolefor innumerable wounded soldiers injured on the Crimean War's bloody battlefields; notes her efforts have rightly become part of the nation's schools educational curriculum with further recognition of her contribution shortly to be revealed by the unveiling of a large bronze statue in her memory to be erected in the grounds of St Thomas' Hospital facing the Houses of Parliament; is therefore greatly alarmed by reports that the Secretary of State for Education has announced plans to overhaul the core history content taught to our nation's schoolchildren which won't include the story of her exploits on behalf of others; reminds the Minister that at the age of 50 years she paid her own way to the front to help establish a centre to administer the sick andtended to the wounded on the battlefield throughout the war much of the time under bombardment, brave and caring acts which led to her being little rewarded for all of her distinguished service in the field as she returned to Britain impoverished and had to declare bankruptcy; and believes the nation and its childrenare best served by being reminded of such unselfishness and hopes the Secretary of State will desist in his attempt to undermine her memory.

This motion has been signed by a total of 89 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Alan Meale15/01/2013MansfieldLabourProposed
Diane Abbott15/01/2013Hackney North and Stoke NewingtonLabourSeconded
Peter Bottomley15/01/2013Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jim Shannon16/01/2013StrangfordDUPSeconded
Lady Hermon16/01/2013North DownIndependentSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins16/01/2013Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Steve Rotheram16/01/2013Liverpool, WaltonLabourSigned
Virendra Sharma16/01/2013Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Stephen Williams16/01/2013Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Hugh Bayley16/01/2013York CentralLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell16/01/2013Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Martin Caton17/01/2013GowerLabourSigned
George Galloway17/01/2013Bradford WestRespectSigned
John Leech17/01/2013Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim McGovern18/01/2013Dundee WestLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn18/01/2013Islington NorthLabourSigned
Valerie Vaz21/01/2013Walsall SouthLabourSigned
Mike Hancock21/01/2013Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Mike Gapes21/01/2013Ilford SouthLabourSigned
Tony Cunningham21/01/2013WorkingtonLabourSigned
Sandra Osborne21/01/2013Ayr, Carrick and CumnockLabourSigned
John McDonnell21/01/2013Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Mark Lazarowicz21/01/2013Edinburgh North and LeithLabourSigned
Dennis Skinner21/01/2013BolsoverLabourSigned
Steve Reed22/01/2013Croydon NorthLabourSigned
Mary Glindon22/01/2013North TynesideLabourSigned
David Wright22/01/2013TelfordLabourSigned
Paul Flynn22/01/2013Newport WestLabourSigned
David Lammy22/01/2013TottenhamLabourSigned
David Simpson22/01/2013Upper BannDUPSigned
Joan Ruddock22/01/2013Lewisham, DeptfordLabourSigned
Ian Lavery23/01/2013WansbeckLabourSigned
Alex Cunningham23/01/2013Stockton NorthLabourSigned
Keith Vaz23/01/2013Leicester EastLabourSigned
Roger Godsiff23/01/2013Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
Ann Clwyd23/01/2013Cynon ValleyLabourSigned
George Mudie23/01/2013Leeds EastLabourSigned
Alasdair McDonnell23/01/2013Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Andrew Love23/01/2013EdmontonLabourSigned
Frank Doran24/01/2013Aberdeen NorthLabourSigned
David Ward24/01/2013Bradford EastLiberal DemocratSigned
Martin Horwood25/01/2013CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Percy28/01/2013Brigg and GooleConservativeSigned
David Anderson28/01/2013BlaydonLabourSigned
Andrew Stunell28/01/2013Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned
Hywel Francis28/01/2013AberavonLabourSigned
Ian Davidson28/01/2013Glasgow South WestLabourSigned
Gerald Kaufman28/01/2013Manchester, GortonLabourSigned
Jimmy Hood28/01/2013Lanark and Hamilton EastLabourSigned
Yasmin Qureshi29/01/2013Bolton South EastLabourSigned
Lindsay Roy29/01/2013GlenrothesLabourSigned
Tim Farron29/01/2013Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratSigned
Joan Walley29/01/2013Stoke-on-Trent NorthLabourSigned
Tom Clarke29/01/2013Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Albert Owen29/01/2013Ynys MLabourSigned
Dai Havard29/01/2013Merthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLabourSigned
Fiona O'Donnell30/01/2013East LothianLabourSigned
Mark Williams30/01/2013CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Katy Clark30/01/2013North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Alan Reid30/01/2013Argyll and ButeLiberal DemocratSigned
Hywel Williams31/01/2013ArfonPlaid CymruSigned
John Thurso31/01/2013Caithness, Sutherland and Easter RossLiberal DemocratSigned
Kevin Barron31/01/2013Rother ValleyLabourSigned
Andrew George31/01/2013St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Nick Harvey04/02/2013North DevonLiberal DemocratSigned
Menzies Campbell04/02/2013North East FifeLiberal DemocratSigned
Pat Glass04/02/2013North West DurhamLabourSigned
Ian Mearns05/02/2013GatesheadLabourSigned
Paul Goggins05/02/2013Wythenshawe and Sale EastLabourSigned
Mark Hendrick05/02/2013PrestonLabourSigned
John Robertson07/02/2013Glasgow North WestLabourSigned
Joe Benton07/02/2013BootleLabourSigned
Barry Sheerman11/02/2013HuddersfieldLabourSigned
Fabian Hamilton11/02/2013Leeds North EastLabourSigned
Sarah Champion11/02/2013RotherhamLabourSigned
Grahame Morris12/02/2013EasingtonLabourSigned
Nigel Dodds13/02/2013Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Linda Riordan14/02/2013HalifaxLabourSigned
Tessa Jowell14/02/2013Dulwich and West NorwoodLabourSigned
Bob Russell14/02/2013ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Siobhain McDonagh25/02/2013Mitcham and MordenLabourSigned
Paul Burstow25/02/2013Sutton and CheamLiberal DemocratSigned
John Hemming25/02/2013Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
Sheila Gilmore26/02/2013Edinburgh EastLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas05/03/2013Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Paul Blomfield06/03/2013Sheffield CentralLabourSigned
Roger Williams07/03/2013Brecon and RadnorshireLiberal DemocratSigned
Natascha Engel25/03/2013North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Lucy Powell16/04/2013Manchester CentralLabourSigned

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