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Martin Luther King 'I Have A Dream' 50th Anniversary Speech

EDM number 457 in 2013-14, proposed by Jim Shannon on 29/08/2013.
Categorised under the topics of Cultural heritage, Human rights, North America and Racial discrimination.

That this House remembers the great work carried out by Martin Luther King in the search for equal rights in America; recalls with sadness on this the 50th anniversary of his `I have a dream' speech, the assassination of this great man; notes that it is one of the most famous and well-known speeches in history and reaffirms the need for true racial equality throughout the world.

This motion has been signed by a total of 33 MPs.

Jim Shannon29/08/2013StrangfordDUPProposed
Lady Hermon29/08/2013North DownIndependentSeconded
Naomi Long29/08/2013Belfast EastAllianceSeconded
Jeffrey M Donaldson29/08/2013Lagan ValleyDUPSeconded
Peter Bottomley29/08/2013Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Angus MacNeil29/08/2013Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySeconded
Mark Durkan29/08/2013FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Margaret Ritchie02/09/2013South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Jim Dobbin02/09/2013Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Hugh Bayley02/09/2013York CentralLabourSigned
Mike Hancock03/09/2013Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Jonathan Edwards03/09/2013Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Steve Rotheram03/09/2013Liverpool, WaltonLabourSigned
Dan Rogerson03/09/2013North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Meale03/09/2013MansfieldLabourSigned
Glenda Jackson03/09/2013Hampstead and KilburnLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins03/09/2013Luton NorthLabourSigned
Dennis Skinner03/09/2013BolsoverLabourSigned
Jim Sheridan03/09/2013Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthLabourSigned
John McDonnell03/09/2013Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Hywel Francis04/09/2013AberavonLabourSigned
Paul Flynn04/09/2013Newport WestLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn04/09/2013Islington NorthLabourSigned
Paul Murphy04/09/2013TorfaenLabourSigned
Alasdair McDonnell04/09/2013Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Martin Caton05/09/2013GowerLabourSigned
George Galloway05/09/2013Bradford WestRespectSigned
Roger Godsiff10/09/2013Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
Mark Williams10/09/2013CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Mary Glindon10/09/2013North TynesideLabourSigned
Lindsay Roy11/09/2013GlenrothesLabourSigned
David Crausby12/09/2013Bolton North EastLabourSigned
John Hemming12/09/2013Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned

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