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America, Ulster Scots And St Patrick's Day

EDM number 1052 in 2016-17, proposed by Gregory Campbell on 13/03/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Cultural heritage, Nationality and North America.

That this House notes the enduring and outstanding contributions to democracy and freedom which will be celebrated in mid-March 2017 in the US where the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ulster Scots President Andrew Jackson, alongside the annual celebration of St Patrick's Day in Washington, will be acknowledged; and expresses the hope that the substantial number of people of Scots Irish lineage who helped write the US constitution, helped establish that newly fledged nation state and pioneered the beginnings of democratically elected governance in what was to become the most powerful nation on earth, will be recognised.

This motion has been signed by a total of 12 MPs.

Gregory Campbell13/03/2017East LondonderryDUPProposed
Jeffrey M Donaldson13/03/2017Lagan ValleyDUPSeconded
Jim Shannon13/03/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Alasdair McDonnell14/03/2017Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Jim Cunningham14/03/2017Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Peter Bottomley14/03/2017Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
David Simpson15/03/2017Upper BannDUPSigned
Bob Blackman15/03/2017Harrow EastConservativeSigned
Martin Docherty15/03/2017West DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
Gavin Robinson15/03/2017Belfast EastDUPSigned
Danny Kinahan20/03/2017South AntrimUUPSigned
Elliott, Tom20/03/2017Signed

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