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Remembrance Sunday 2018

EDM number 1036 in 2017-19, proposed by Kate Hoey on 07/03/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Leisure, Military operations and Service industries.

That this House notes that Remembrance Sunday 2018 falls on 11 November (Armistice Day), exactly 100 years since the guns fell silent; recognises that there is a prima facie case for a one-off retail closure across the UK on that day to enhance the peace and decorum inherent in Remembrance Sunday and to enable more working people and their families to partake in the events of Remembrance Sunday 2018; expects that retail would also benefit as more goods would be bought before the one day closure and on reopening; believes that legislation to enact such a one-off retail closure would provide a chance for all hon. Members and those of the other place to rise above their daily political divides and come together in genuine unity; and requests that the Government brings forward a simple piece of legislation to provide for a one-off retail closure across the UK for Remembrance Sunday 2018.

This motion has been signed by a total of 19 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Kate Hoey07/03/2018VauxhallLabourProposed
Jim Shannon08/03/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Jim Cunningham08/03/2018Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Bob Blackman08/03/2018Harrow EastConservativeSeconded
Ian Mearns08/03/2018GatesheadLabourSeconded
Gavin Robinson12/03/2018Belfast EastDUPSeconded
Peter Bottomley12/03/2018Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Chris Stephens12/03/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Mary Glindon12/03/2018North TynesideLabourSigned
Michael Penning13/03/2018Hemel HempsteadConservativeSigned
David Simpson13/03/2018Upper BannDUPSigned
Virendra Sharma14/03/2018Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
14/03/2018Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Ruth George15/03/2018Signed
18/04/2018South AntrimDUPSigned
Andrew Selous23/04/2018South West BedfordshireConservativeSigned
23/04/2018Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Jeffrey M Donaldson30/04/2018Lagan ValleyDUPSigned
David Hanson12/09/2018DelynLabourSigned

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