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Burial Of Richard III

EDM number 891 in 2014-15, proposed by Keith Vaz on 18/03/2015.
Categorised under the topics of Burial and cremation and Crown.

That this House is delighted that the burial ceremony of Richard III will begin on 22 March 2015, ending with his remains being re-interred on 26 March 2015 in Leicester Cathedral; believes that this event unites the Protestant and Catholic communities of the UK, as his re-interment will be led by both the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster; thanks the Rt Rev Tim Stevens, Bishop of Leicester, for such incredible work in making these events possible; and notes that this will be a historic day for Leicester, and highlight the rich cultural history of the city.

This motion has been signed by a total of 7 MPs.

Keith Vaz18/03/2015Leicester EastLabourProposed
Peter Bottomley18/03/2015Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins19/03/2015Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Mike Hancock23/03/2015Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSeconded
Paul Murphy24/03/2015TorfaenLabourSeconded
David Anderson24/03/2015BlaydonLabourSeconded
Alasdair McDonnell25/03/2015Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned

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