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Happy Sant Jordi's Day

EDM number 1166 in 2016-17, proposed by Hywel Williams on 20/04/2017.
Categorised under the topic of Cultural heritage.

That this House joins the people of Catalonia in their Sant Jordi's Day celebrations on 23 April 2017; applauds the festivities that will be happening around the world, including in Borough Market in London where there will be live performances, storytelling and Catalan food; commends this festival of love and literature where people exchange books and roses as a token of appreciation; notes that more than 1.5 million books and more than 6 million roses are sold in Catalonia on just Sant Jordi's Day itself; further notes that this event is, by now, truly global with 150 events organised by volunteers in 50 countries; and wishes everybody around the world a happy Sant Jordi's Day.

This motion has been signed by a total of 8 MPs.

Hywel Williams20/04/2017ArfonPlaid CymruProposed
Jonathan Edwards20/04/2017Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Liz Saville Roberts20/04/2017Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
George Kerevan20/04/2017East LothianScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon24/04/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Brendan O'Hara25/04/2017Argyll and ButeScottish National PartySeconded
Alasdair McDonnell25/04/2017Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Chris Stephens26/04/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned

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