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58th Anniversary Of The Cheapside Street Fire

EDM number 1147 in 2017-19, proposed by Alison Thewliss on 28/03/2018.
Categorised under the topic of Fire services.

That this House notes that 28 March 2018 marks the 58th anniversary of the Cheapside Street fire; understands that, on 28 March 1960, a fire broke out at a whisky warehouse in Cheapside Street in Anderston, which caused the rupturing of several rum and whisky casks, resulting in a major explosion which claimed the lives of 19 firefighters and salvage officers; remembers the bravery and sacrifice of those who lost their lives, Fireman John Allen, Fireman Christopher Boyle, Sub Officer James Calder, Fireman Gordon Chapman, Fireman William Crockett, Fireman Archibald Darroch, Fireman Daniel Davidson, Fireman Alfred Dickinson, Fireman Alexander Grassie, Salvageman Gordon McMillan, Fireman Ian McMillan, Fireman George McIntyre, Sub Officer John McPherson, Leading Salvageman James McLellan, Fireman Edward McMillan, Salvageman James Mungall, Superintendent Edward Murray, Salvageman William Oliver and Fireman William Watson; and commends the amazing work our firefighters and emergency services do every day to protect us and our constituents.

This motion has been signed by a total of 13 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Alison Thewliss28/03/2018Glasgow CentralScottish National PartyProposed
Patrick Grady28/03/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon29/03/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Jim Cunningham29/03/2018Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Michael Penning16/04/2018Hemel HempsteadConservativeSeconded
Hannah Bardell16/04/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySeconded
Martin Docherty16/04/2018West DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
John McNally16/04/2018FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Stewart McDonald16/04/2018Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
David Linden17/04/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens17/04/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Hugh Gaffney17/04/2018Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Drew Hendry23/04/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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